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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.

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

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

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