Person:Constança of Aragon, wife of Juan Manuel (1)

Constance , of Aragon, Lady of Villena
b.1239
d.1269
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Name Constance , of Aragon, Lady of Villena
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1239
Death[1] 1269


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Constance of Aragon (1239–1269) was a daughter of James I of Aragon and his second wife Yolanda of Hungary. She was a member of the House of Barcelona and was Infanta of Castile by her marriage to Manuel of Castile.

Her maternal grandparents were Andrew II of Hungary and his second wife Yolanda de Courtenay. Her paternal grandparents were Peter II of Aragon and Marie of Montpellier. Constance's siblings included: James II of Majorca, Peter III of Aragon, Yolanda, Queen of Castile and Isabella, Queen of France.

In 1260 and in Soria, Constance married Infante Manuel of Castile, the second son of Ferdinand III and his first wife Elisabeth of Hohenstaufen. The couple had two children:

Constance died in 1269, leaving her husband a widower. He remarried in 1274/5 to Beatrice of Savoy. Their son was Juan Manuel, Prince of Villena, who was successor to his father since Constance's son, Alfonso died young.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Constance of Aragon, Lady of Villena, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).