Juan Alfonso de la Cerda

Juan Alfonso de la Cerda (France, 1295 - August 7, 1347) was Lord of Gibraleón, Huelva, Real de Manzanares and Deza.[1]

Jun Alfonso de la Cerda
lord of Gibraleón
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Arms of the House de la Cerda
Born1295
France
Died7 August 1347 (aged 52)
Noble familyHouse of la Cerda
Spouse(s)Maria Alfonso of Portugal
FatherAlfonso de la Cerda
MotherMatilde of Brienne

He was the son of Alfonso de la Cerda, grandson of Ferdinand de la Cerda. His mother was Matile of Brienne, daughter of John I of Brienne, Count of Eu. He married Maria Alfonso de Portugal (illegitimate daughter of King Denis of Portugal).

He served under Alfonso XI of Castile in the Siege of Algeciras (1342-1344), which culminated in the city's surrender in 1344.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ayala, Pedro López de; Guzmán, Fernán Pérez de; Valera, Diego de; Diego A. Enrique del Castillo; Fernando del Pulgar; Lorenzo Galíndez de Carvajal; Andrés Bernáldez (1898). Crónicas de los reyes de Castilla: desde don Alfonso el Sabio, hasta los católicos don Fernando y doña Isabel (in Spanish). M. Rivadeneyra. Retrieved 27 December 2011.