Alfonso IV Rey de Portugal

Brief Life History of Alfonso IV

When Alfonso IV Rey de Portugal was born on 8 February 1291, in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, his father, Dinis of Portugal I, was 29 and his mother, Santa Isabel Elizabeth of Aragon, was 20. He married Reina Beatriz de Castilla, Reina Consorte De Portugal in 1309. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. In 1325, his occupation is listed as rey de portugal . He died on 28 May 1357, in his hometown, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Family Time Line

Alfonso IV Rey de Portugal
1291–1357
Reina Beatriz de Castilla, Reina Consorte De Portugal
1293–1359
Marriage: 1309
Maria de Portugal y de Castilla
1313–1357
Rey Pedro I El Cruel
1320–1367
Eleanor of Portugal
1328–1348

Sources (3)

  • King Afonso IV, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Afonso IV the Brave, King of Portugal, "Find A Grave Index"
  • King Afonso IV, "Find A Grave Index"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Manuel, Jose, Luis, Juan, Alfredo, Roberto, Alfonso, Angel, Eduardo, Jesus, Mariano, Carlos.

Spanish, Galician, and French (Occitan): from Spanish and Old French rey ‘king’ (from Latin rex, genitive regis), which may have denoted someone in the service of a king, or it may have been from the title of someone in a brotherhood or a nickname for someone who behaved in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities. Compare Del Rey and Galician Rei .

English (Somerset): variant of Ray .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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BIO: from http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/PORTUGAL.htm#AffonsoIVdied1357B as of 3/28/2016 Infante dom AFONSO de Portugal, son of DINIZ "o Justo" King of Portugal & his wife Infanta doña Isabel de Ar …

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