Infanta Sancha , Lady of Alenquer
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Infanta Sancha of Portugal, was a Portuguese infanta (princess), second daughter of King Sancho I of Portugal and Dulce of Aragon.
She was born on an unknown date, prior to 1182 and died in the Monastery of Celas, Celas on March 13, 1229. Her body was moved to Lorvão Abbey, which she had founded and became the first abbess of. She was also the feudal Lady of Alenquer.
On December 13, 1705 Sancha was beatified by Pope Clement XI's papal bull Sollicitudo Pastoralis Offici, along with her sister Theresa of Portugal.
- ↑ Infanta Sancha, Lady of Alenquer, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).