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John I Of Portugal
JOHN I (Portuguese : João, ; 11 April 1357 – 14 August 1433) was King of Portugal
King of Portugal
and the Algarve in 1385–1433. He was referred to as "the Good" (sometimes "the Great") or "of Happy Memory" in Portugal. More rarely, and especially in Spain, he was sometimes referred to as "the Bastard." He is recognized chiefly for his role in preserving the independence of the kingdom of Portugal from the kingdom of Castile . As part of his efforts to acquire Portuguese territories in Africa, he became the first king of Portugal to use the title "Lord of Ceuta." CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Acclamation * 3 Reign * 4 Marriages and descendants * 5 Ancestry * 6 Notes * 7 References EARLY LIFEJohn was born in Lisbon
Lisbon
as the natural son of King Peter I of Portugal by a woman named Teresa, who, according to the royal chronicler Fernão Lopes , was a noble Galician
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João I Of Kongo
JOãO I OF KONGO (died 1509), alias NZINGA A NKUWU or NKUWU NZINGA, was ruler of the Kingdom of Kongo between 1470 and 1509. He was baptized as João on 3 May 1491 by Portuguese missionaries . Due to his interest in Portugal and its culture, he initiated a major cultural initiative in 1485 upon the arrival of Diogo Cão
Diogo Cão
. It was under these conditions that the first Atlantic Creole emerged, forming in both Central Africa and in Portugal. CONTENTS * 1 Early reign * 2 Arrival of the Portuguese * 2.1 Baptisms and later relations * 3 Later life * 4 See also * 5 References EARLY REIGNKing Nzinga a Nkuwu was the seventh ruler of Kongo. He was married to Queen Nzinga a Nlaza, a first cousin. She had a son by the king named Nzinga Mbemba
Nzinga Mbemba
. She would later help him become king of Kongo after her husband's death
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List Of Portuguese Monarchs
The MONARCHS OF PORTUGAL ruled from the establishment of the Kingdom of Portugal
Portugal
, in 1139, to the deposition of the Portuguese monarchy and creation of the Portuguese Republic with the 5 October 1910 revolution . Through the nearly 800 years which Portugal
Portugal
was a monarchy, the kings held various other titles and pretensions. Two kings of Portugal, Ferdinand I and Afonso V, also claimed the crown of Castile . When the house of Habsburg came into power, the kings of Spain , and Naples , also became kings of Portugal. The house of Braganza brought numerous titles to the Portuguese Crown, including King of Brazil and then Emperor of Brazil . After the demise of the Portuguese monarchy, in 1910, Portugal
Portugal
almost restored its monarchy in a revolution known as the Monarchy of the North , though the attempted restoration only lasted a month before destruction
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Ferdinand I Of Portugal
Dom FERDINAND I (Portuguese: Fernando; 31 October 1345 – 22 October 1383), sometimes called THE HANDSOME (o Formoso or o Belo ) or occasionally THE INCONSTANT (o Inconstante), was the King of the Kingdom of Portugal from 1367 until his death in 1383. His death led to the 1383–85 crisis , also known as the Portuguese interregnum. CONTENTS * 1 Life * 2 Marriages and descendants * 3 Ancestry * 4 Bibliography * 5 References * 6 External links LIFEFerdinand was born in Coimbra, the second but eldest surviving son of Peter I and his wife, Constanza Manuel. On the death of Peter of Castile in 1369, Ferdinand, as great-grandson of Sancho IV by the female line, laid claim to the vacant Castilian throne. The kings of Aragon and Navarre , and later John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster , who had married Peter of Castile's eldest daughter, Constance, also claimed the throne
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Edward, King Of Portugal
DUARTE (duˈaɾt(ɨ); 31 October 1391 – 9 September 1438), known in English as EDWARD and called THE PHILOSOPHER (o Rei-Filósofo) or THE ELOQUENT (o Eloquente), was King of Portugal and the Algarve and Lord of Ceuta
Ceuta
from 1433 until his death. He was born in Viseu , the son of John I of Portugal and his wife, Queen Philippa of Portugal , a daughter of John of Gaunt . Edward was the oldest member of the "Illustrious Generation " of accomplished royal children who contributed to the development of Portuguese civilization during the 15th century. As a cousin of several English kings, he became a Knight of the Garter . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Colonial affairs * 3 Late life * 4 Legacy * 5 Marriages and descendants * 6 Ancestry * 7 Footnotes * 8 References * 9 External links EARLY LIFEBefore he ascended the throne, Duarte always followed his father in the affairs of the kingdom
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Lisbon
LISBON (/ˈlɪzbən/ ; Portuguese : _Lisboa_, IPA: ) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal , with a population of 552,700 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km². Its urban area extends beyond the city's administrative limits with a population of around 2.7 million people, being the 11th-most populous urban area in the European Union . About 2.8 million people live in the Lisbon Metropolitan Area (which represents approximately 27% of the country's population). It is continental Europe 's westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. Lisbon lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the River Tagus . The westernmost areas of its metro area is the westernmost point of Continental Europe
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Portugal In The Middle Ages
The kingdom of Portugal
Portugal
was established from the county of Portugal in the 1130s, ruled by the Alfonsine Dynasty . During most of the 12th and 13th centuries, its history is chiefly that of the gradual reconquest of territory from the various petty Muslim
Muslim
principalities (taifas ) of the period. This process was essentially complete with the ascension of Afonso III of Portugal
Portugal
, the first to claim the title of King of Portugal
Portugal
and the Algarve. The history of Portugal
Portugal
in the period between the death of Afonso III in 1279 and the beginning of the Portuguese Empire
Portuguese Empire
in 1415 includes the succession crisis of 1383 and the subsequent transition from the Portuguese House of Burgundy to the House of Aviz
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History Of Portugal (1415–1578)
The Kingdom of Portugal
Portugal
in the 15th century was one of the first European powers to begin building a colonial empire . The Portuguese Renaissance was a period of exploration during which Portuguese sailors discovered several Atlantic archipelagos like the Azores
Azores
, Madeira
Madeira
, and Cape Verde
Cape Verde
, explored and colonized the African coast , discovered an eastern route to India that rounded the Cape of Good Hope , discovered Brazil
Brazil
, explored the Indian Ocean and established trading routes throughout most of southern Asia
Asia
, and sent the first direct European maritime trade and diplomatic missions to Ming China and to Japan
Japan

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Batalha Monastery
The MONASTERY OF BATALHA (Portuguese : Mosteiro da Batalha), literally the Monastery of the Battle, is a Dominican convent in the municipality of Batalha , in the district of Leiria , in the Centro Region of Portugal
Portugal
. Originally, and officially known, as the Monastery of Saint Mary of the Victory (Portuguese : Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória), it was erected in commemoration of the 1385 Battle of Aljubarrota , and would serve as the burial church of the 15th-Century Aviz dynasty of Portuguese royalty. It is one of the best and original examples of Late Gothic architecture
Gothic architecture
in Portugal, intermingled with the Manueline
Manueline
style
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Philippa Of Lancaster
LANCASTER, may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Lands and titles * 2 Places * 2.1 Australia * 2.2 Canada * 2.3 United Kingdom * 2.4 United States * 3 People * 4 Military * 5 Sports * 6 Computers * 7 Businesses * 8 Transport * 9 See also LANDS AND TITLES * The County Palatine of Lancaster, a synonym for Lancashire
Lancashire
* Duchy of Lancaster
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Peter, Duke Of Coimbra
INFANTE D. PEDRO, DUKE OF COIMBRA KG (Portuguese pronunciation: ; English: Peter), (9 December 1392 – 20 May 1449) was a Portuguese infante (prince) of the House of Aviz
House of Aviz
, son of King John I of Portugal and his wife Philippa of Lancaster
Philippa of Lancaster
, daughter of John of Gaunt
John of Gaunt
. In Portugal, he is better known as Infante D. Pedro das Sete Partidas , "of the Seven Parts " because of his travels. Possibly the best-travelled prince of his time, he was regent between 1439 and 1448. He was also 1st Lord of Montemor-o-Velho
Montemor-o-Velho
, Aveiro , Tentúgal
Tentúgal
, Cernache, Pereira, Condeixa and Lousã
Lousã

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Prince Henry The Navigator
INFANTE D. HENRIQUE OF PORTUGAL, DUKE OF VISEU (4 March 1394 – 13 November 1460), better known as PRINCE HENRY THE NAVIGATOR (Portuguese : Infante Dom Henrique, o Navegador), was an important figure in 15th-century Portuguese politics and in the early days of the Portuguese Empire
Portuguese Empire
. Through his administrative direction, he is regarded as the main initiator of what would be known as the Age of Discoveries . Henry was the third child of the Portuguese king John I and responsible for the early development of Portuguese exploration and maritime trade with other continents through the systematic exploration of Western Africa, the islands of the Atlantic Ocean, and the search for new routes. King John I was the founder of the House of Aviz
House of Aviz

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Isabella Of Portugal, Duchess Of Burgundy
ISABELLA OF PORTUGAL (22 February 1397 – 17 December 1471) was Duchess of Burgundy
Duchess of Burgundy
as the third wife of Duke Philip the Good
Philip the Good
. Born a Portuguese infanta of the House of Aviz , Isabella was the only surviving daughter of King John I of Portugal
Portugal
and his wife Philippa of Lancaster . Her son by Philip was Charles the Bold , the last Valois Duke of Burgundy. Isabella was the regent of the Burgundian Low Countries during the absence of her spouse in 1432 and in 1441–1443. She served as her husband's representative in negotiations with England regarding trade relations in 1439 and those with the rebellious cities of Holland in 1444
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John, Constable Of Portugal
INFANTE JOHN, CONSTABLE OF PORTUGAL (Portuguese : João, Portuguese pronunciation: ; 13 January 1400 – 18 October 1442) was a Portuguese infante (prince) of the House of Aviz
House of Aviz
, Constable of Portugal and master of the Portuguese Order of St. James (Santiago). In Portugal, he is commonly referred to as the O Infante
Infante
Condestável ("the Constable Prince"). CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Royal career * 3 Duke of Coimbra Rebellion * 4 Marriage and Issue * 5 Ancestry * 6 References EARLY LIFE Infante
Infante
John was the son of King John I of Portugal
John I of Portugal
and his wife Philippa of Lancaster
Philippa of Lancaster

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Ferdinand The Holy Prince
FERDINAND THE HOLY PRINCE (Portuguese pronunciation: ; Portuguese : Fernando o Infante
Infante
Santo; 29 September 1402 – 5 June 1443), sometimes called the " Saint
Saint
Prince" or the "Constant Prince", was an infante of the Kingdom of Portugal
Portugal
. He was the youngest of the " Illustrious Generation " of 15th-century Portuguese princes of the House of Aviz
House of Aviz
and lay administrator of the Knightly Order of Aviz
Order of Aviz
. In 1437, Ferdinand participated in the disastrous Siege of Tangier led by his older brother Henry the Navigator
Henry the Navigator

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Dynasty
A DYNASTY (UK : /ˈdɪnəsti/ , US : /ˈdaɪnəsti/ ) is a sequence of rulers from the same family, usually in the context of a feudal or monarchical system but sometimes also appearing in elective republics . The dynastic family or lineage may be known as a "house "; which may be styled "royal ", "princely ", "comital ", etc., depending upon the chief or present title borne by its members. Historians periodize the histories of many sovereign states , such as Ancient Egypt , the Carolingian Empire and Imperial China , using a framew