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 Maria of Portugal

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Maria of Portugal

Birth
Coimbra, Coimbra Municipality, Coimbra, Portugal
Death 12 Jul 1545 (aged 17)
Valladolid, Provincia de Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain
Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Plot Panteón de Infantes
Memorial ID 8857604 View Source
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Portuguese and Spanish Royalty. Born Maria de Aviz, Infanta de Portugal, at Coimbra, Spain, the eldest surviving child of João III de Aviz, King of Portugal and Katerina von Habsburg. At 16, she married her double first cousin, Felipe II von Habsburg, King of Spain in November 1543 at Salamanca, Spain. The couple had one child, the sickly Don Carlos. She died within days of her only child's birth at age 17 at Valladolid, Castile, Spain.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 31 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8857604
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8857604/maria_of_portugal : accessed ), memorial page for Maria of Portugal (15 Oct 1527–12 Jul 1545), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8857604, citing Real Sitio de San Lorenzo El Escorial, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .