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Portuguese Royal Mistresses and Illegitimate Children

Royal Mistresses, Lovers, and Favorites of the Portuguese Monarchs and their children.

Maria Pia de Saxe-Coburgo e Bragança (1907 - 1995). Daughter of Maria Amélia Laredó e Murça. She claimed to be the daughter of Carlos I of Portugal. She also claimed that Carlos gave her the rights of a legitimate princess of Portugal. She tried to claim that she was the rightful Queen of Portugal, but this came to nothing.

Teresa Leonor Tavora (? - 1759). Mistress of Jose I of Portugal. Her family planned the assassination of the king and she was executed as a result.

Maria Isabel de Alcantara Brasileira (1830 - 1896). Daughter of Pedro IV of Portugal and Domitila de Castro.

Isabel Maria de Alcântara Brasileiro (1824 - 1898). Daughter of Pedro IV of Portugal and Domitila de Castro.

Domitila de Castro, Marchioness of Santos (1797 - 1867). Mistress of Pedro IV of Portugal. They had three children.

Luisa Clara de Portugal (1712 - ?). Mistress of Joao V and mother of his daughter.

Anne Armande du Verger (1660 - ?). Mistress of Pedro II of Portugal. They had a son.

Isabel Moniz (???). Mistress of Joao III of Portugal. They were the parents of Duarte, Archbishop of Braga.

Jorge de Lencastre, Duke of Coimbra (1481 - 1550). Son of Joao II and Ana de Mendonca.

Joao Manuel, Bishop of Guarda (1416 - 1476). Son of Duarte of Portugal and Joana Manuel de Vilhena.

Beatrice of Portugal, Countess of Arundel (1386 - 1439). Daughter of Joao I and Ines Peres. She married Thomas Fitzalan, Earl of Arundel in 1405.

Afonso I, Duke of Braganza (1377 - 1461). Son of Joao I and Ines Peres. He married twice and had children.

Afonso, Duke of Braganza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Ines de Castro (1325 - 1355). Mistress and possible wife of Pedro I of Portugal. They had three children. he may have married her 1354, and his father had her murdered a year later. Pedro declared their marriage legal when he became king and declared her his queen.

Inês de Castro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Pedro Afonso, Count of Barcelos (1289 - 1350). Son of Denis of Portugal and Gracia Frois.

Maria Pais Ribeira (1170 - 1258). Mistress of Sancho I of Portugal. She had six children with him.