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Isabel of Braganza, Duchess of Guimar%C3%A3es
Isabel of Braganza
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Portrait by Francisco de Holanda, c. 1540-76.
Born1514
Died(1576-09-16)16 September 1576
Vila Viçosa
SpouseDuarte, Duke of Guimarães
HouseBraganza
FatherJaime, Duke of Braganza
MotherLeonor Pérez de Guzmán
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Dona Isabel of Braganza (1514 - 16 September 1576) was a member of the House of Braganza, daughter of Jaime, Duke of Braganza (a nephew of Manuel I of Portugal) and Leonor Pérez de Guzmán.

Marriage

Isabel married her cousin Infante Duarte a son of Manuel I and Maria of Aragon in 1537. Isabel was dowried with the Dukedom of Guimarães, which had belonged to her brother Teodósio I, Duke of Braganza. After the marriage, Infante Duarte became the 4th Duke of Guimarães.

Her younger daughter Catherine became the Duchess of Braganza and had a claim to the throne of Portugal. She was also part of the succession crisis.

Issue

This marriage produced three children:

Ancestry

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