Person:Beatriz of Coimbra (1)

Beatriz of Coimbra
b.1435
d.Feb 1462
Facts and Events
Name Beatriz of Coimbra
Alt Name[2] dona Brites de Portugal
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1435
Marriage 13 May 1453 to Adolph of Cleves, Lord of Ravenstein
Death[2] Feb 1462 Bruges
Reference Number? Q7197259?
Burial[2] Le Quesnoy


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Infanta Beatrice of Coimbra (1435–1462) was the 5th child of Infante Peter, Duke of Coimbra, and Isabella of Aragon, Countess of Urgell.

After the battle of Alfarrobeira, where her father's army was defeated by the Portuguese royal army, she left the country and took refuge in Burgundy, under her aunt’s protection: Isabella of Portugal was married to Duke Philip III the Good.

In 1453, Beatrice married Adolph of Cleves, Lord of Ravenstein, nephew of the Duke Philip III the Good. They had issue:

She died in Bruges of suspected poisoning in 1462.


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References
  1. Beatriz of Coimbra, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 dona BRITES de Portugal, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.