Beatrice of Castile
d.27 Oct 1303 Probtorresvedras, Lisboa, Portugal
m. May 1253
Facts and Events
Beatrice Alfonso of Castile-León (1242 – 27 October 1303) was the second Queen consort of Afonso III of Portugal. She was an illegitimate daughter of Alfonso X of Castile and his mistress Mayor Guillén de Guzmán.
She was married to Afonso III in 1253. Earlier that year he had divorced his first wife, Matilda II of Boulogne, because she was unable to provide him with an heir and was considered infertile. The bride was about 11 years old and the groom was 42 years old. They had the following children: