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Sancha, Lady of Alenquer

Blessed Sancha
Lady of Alenquer
Infanta Sancha, in Antonio de Hollanda's Genealogy of the Royal Houses of Spain and Portugal (1530-1534)
Born 1180
Coimbra, Kingdom of Portugal
Died 13 March 1229
(aged 50–51)
Celas Monastery, Celas, Kingdom of Portugal
Burial Lorvão Abbey, Portugal
House House of Burgundy
Father Sancho I
Mother Dulce of Aragon
Religion Roman Catholicism

Sancha of Portugal (Portuguese pronunciation: ) (Coimbra, 1180 – Celas Monastery, 13 March 1229) , was a Portuguese infanta, second daughter of King Sancho I of Portugal and Dulce of Aragon.[1][2]


She was born 1180 and died in the Monastery of Celas, Celas, which she had founded, on March 13, 1229. Her body was moved to Lorvão Abbey by her sister Theresa of Portugal.[3] She was also the feudal Lady of Alenquer.

On December 13, 1705

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