Mendo de Sousa

Mendo de Sousa (1120s-1192) was a Portuguese Count, Patron of the Monastery of Pombeiro and Mordomo-mór of Sancho I of Portugal.[1]

Mendo de Sousa
Count
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Born12th Century
Portugal
Died12th Century
Portugal
Noble familyHouse of Sousa

BiographyEdit

Born in Portugal, Mendo was the son of Gonçalo de Sousa and Urraca Sanches de Celanova, a noble woman, granddaughter of Henry, Count of Portugal and Theresa.[2] Mendo de Sousa was the husband of Maria Rodrigues Veloso, daughter of Count Rodrigo Velloso.[3]

Mendo de Sousa was a direct descendant of Sueiro Belfaguer, 1st Lord House of Sousa.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Os Pinto Coelho Da Cunha. Wendel Albert Oliveira Pereira. 9 July 2007.
  2. ^ Nobiliario de D. Pedro Conde de Bracelos hijo del Rey del Rey D. Dionis de Portugal. Pedro Conde de Barcellos, Joam Baptista Lavanha, Félix Machado de Silva Castro e Vasconcellos. 1640.
  3. ^ Historia insulana das ilhas a Portugal sugeytas no Oceano. Antonio CORDEYRO. 1717.
  4. ^ Apontamentos genealogicos sobre a familia Portugal da Silveira. Antonio de Portugal de.* Faria. 1895.

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