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Eleanor of Viseu (2 May 1458 – 17 November 1525; ) was a Portuguese infanta (princess) and later queen consort of Portugal.
To distinguish her from other infantas of the same name, she is commonly known as Eleanor of Viseu (after her father's title) or Eleanor of Lancaster (Lancaster, a name used by some Portuguese royals after her great-grandmother Queen Philippa of Lancaster). In Portugal, she is known universally as Rainha Dona Leonor. She is considered one of the more notable of the Portuguese queen consorts. She was the second, and one of only two queen consorts in Portugal, who was not a foreigner.
- Leonor of Viseu, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
- Eleanor de Aviz, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 dona LEONOR de Portugal, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
- ↑ Sousa, António Caetano de. Historia genealogica da Casa Real Portugueza: desde a sua origem até o presente, com as Familias illustres, que procedem dos Reys, e dos Serenissimos Duques de Bragança : justificada com instrumentos, e escritores de inviolavel fé. (Lisboa Occidental: Joseph Antonio da Sylva, impressor da Academia Real, 1735-1749), 2:509.