Gonçalo Mendes de Sousa

Gonçalo Mendes de Sousa The Good (1120–1190) was a Portuguese nobleman, who participated in the Battle of Ourique.[1]

Gonçalo Mendes de Sousa
Rico-Homen
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arms of Sousa
Born1120
County of Portugal
Died25 March 1190
Kingdom of Portugal
Noble familyHouse of Sousa

BiographyEdit

Gonçalo was the son of Mem Viegas de Sousa and Teresa Fernandes de Marnel.[2] His wife was Urraca Sanches de Celanova, daughter of Sancho Nunes de Barbosa and Sancha Henriques (daughter of Henry, Count of Portugal and Theresa, Countess of Portugal).[3]

Gonçalo Mendes de Sousa was the grandson of Egas Gomes de Sousa and Gontinha Gonçalves da Maia, granddaughter of Trastamiro Aboazar.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Os Pinto Coelho Da Cunha. Wendel Albert Oliveira Pereira. 9 July 2007.
  2. ^ Anuario de estudios medievales - Volumen6. Instituto de Historia Medieval de España. 1969.
  3. ^ Revue hispanique - Volumen38. Raymond Foulché-Delbosc. 1964.
  4. ^ Collecção Dos Principaes Auctores Da Historia Portugueza. Bernardo ¬de Brito, Antonio Brandão. 1806.