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John De Avis, I
Original name: Joćo De Avis
Birth: Apr. 11, 1357
Lisboa, Portugal
Death: Aug. 14, 1433
Lisboa, Portugal

Portuguese Royalty. Illegitimate son of Pedro I of Portugal, he was also known as John the Good, John the Great, John the Bastard, and as the Prince of Fond Memory. He became regent in 1383 when his half-brother, Ferdinand I the Handsome, died without a male heir. His union with Philippa of Lancaster, the granddaughter of Edward III of England, produced six children, among which were Prince Henry the Navigator, (the man who stood as a beacon light through the age of European exploration and discovery) and the only surviving daughter, Isabella De Avis, who married Philip III, duke of Burgundy. (bio by: MC) 
Family links: 
   King Pedro I (1320 - 1367)
  Philippa of Lancaster (1360 - 1415)*
   Duarte I (1391 - 1438)*
   Henry the Navigator (1394 - 1460)*
  Isabella De Avis (1397 - 1471)*
  Joćo de Portugal (1400 - 1442)*
  Fernćo of Portugal (1345 - 1383)*
  Diniz de Portugal (1354 - 1397)*
  John De Avis (1357 - 1433)
*Calculated relationship
Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitoria
Batalha Municipality
Leiria, Portugal
Plot: Both King Joćo I and Queen Philippa were initially interred in the choir. On the completion of the Founder's Chapel, some years later, the royal couple were translated to their high tomb.
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Originally Created by: MC
Record added: Jan 12, 2006
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John De Avis, I
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- Carolee McGill-Barker
 Added: Aug. 8, 2016
with love and respect of a great man, my 15th GGF
- Scarlet Thread
 Added: Jun. 16, 2016
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 Added: Jun. 6, 2016
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