Fernando Afonso de Albuquerque

Fernando Afonso de Albuquerque (1327-1387) was a Portuguese nobleman, alcaide da Guarda, and Ambassador of England.[1]

Fernando Afonso de Albuquerque
Lord
Born1327
Kingdom of Portugal
Died1387
Kingdom of Portugal
Noble familyHouse of Burgundy
FatherJoão Afonso de Albuquerque, 6th Lord of Albuquerque
MotherMaria Rodrigues Barba

BiographyEdit

Born in Portugal. Fernando was the son of João Afonso de Albuquerque, 6th Lord of Albuquerque and Maria Rodrigues Barba. His grandparents were Afonso Sanches and Teresa Martínez de Meneses.[2] Fernando Alonso was never married, but formed couples with Laura a lady born in England, with whom he had several children.[3] Her daughter Joana Albuquerque, was member of the court of Philippa of Lancaster.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dom João I, by Maria Helena da Cruz Coelho
  2. ^ Luiz de Camões: semanario instructivo, Harvard College Library
  3. ^ Revista de estudios extremeños, Volume 5, Institución de Servicios Culturales, 1949
  4. ^ The Making of a Court Society: Kings and Nobles in Late Medieval Portugal, By Rita Costa Gomes

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