Lorenzo Suárez de Figueroa y Córdoba

The Duke of Feria in 1602 by Daniel Dumonstier

Lorenzo Suárez de Figueroa y Córdoba (1559, in Mechelen – 1607, in Naples) was the second Duke of Feria.

He was the son of Gómez Suárez de Figueroa y Córdoba, 1st Duke of Feria and Jane Dormer, an English lady-in-waiting to Mary I. He succeeded his father at the age of 12.

He served as Spanish Embassador in Rome (1591–1592), France (1593–1595), Viceroy of Catalonia (1596–1602) and Viceroy of Sicily (1603–1607).

He married twice in 1577 with Isabel de Cárdenas, daughter of the Marquis of Elche and in 1586 with Isabel de Mendoza, daughter of Íñigo López de Mendoza y Mendoza, 5th Duke of the Infantado. His second wife gave him his only surviving son and successor Gómez Suárez de Figueroa, 3rd Duke of Feria.


Government offices
Preceded by
Bernardino de Cárdenas y Portugal
Viceroy of Catalonia
Succeeded by
Joan Terès i Borrull
Preceded by
Jorge de Cárdenas y Manrique
Viceroy of Sicily
Succeeded by
Giovanni III Ventimiglia
Spanish nobility
Preceded by
Gómez Suárez de Figueroa
Duke of Feria
Succeeded by
Gómez Suárez de Figueroa