Person:Theresa, Countess of Portugal (1)

Theresa , Countess of Portugal
Facts and Events
Name Theresa , Countess of Portugal
Alt Name Theresa of Castile
Alt Name Teresa of León
Alt Name // Teresa Alfonsa, Princess of Castile & Leon
Alt Name Teresa Alfonsa,
Alt Name Teresa of León
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1080 Toledo,Toledo,,Spain
Marriage 1093 Villa De Guimara,Braga,,Portugalto Henry , of Burgundy, Count of Portugal
Other Marriage Ending Status Divorce
with Henry , of Burgundy, Count of Portugal
Marriage 1124 Cohabitation?
to Fernão Peres de Trava
Death[1] 11 Nov 1130 Villa De Guimar,Braga,,Portugal
Reference Number? Q237987?

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Theresa (Portuguese: Teresa; Galician-Portuguese: Tareja) (1080 – 11 November 1130) was Countess and Queen of Portugal. She rebelled against vassalic ties with her half-sister Urraca and was recognised as Queen by Pope Paschal II in 1116. After being captured she was forced to accept Portugal's vassalage to the Kingdom of León in 1121, although she was allowed to keep her royal title. Her political and amorous affairs with Galician nobleman Fernando Pérez de Traba led to her ouster by her son, Afonso Henriques, who with the support of the Portuguese nobility and clergy defeated her at the Battle of São Mamede in 1128.

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Theresa, Countess of Portugal. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Theresa, Countess of Portugal, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.