Infanta Maria of Guimarães

Infanta Maria of Guimarães (12 August 1538 – 7 September 1577) was a Portuguese infanta, daughter of Infante Duarte, Duke of Guimarães (son of King Manuel I of Portugal), and Isabel of Braganza. She married Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza on November 11, 1565. She was Hereditary Princess of Parma by marriage.

Maria of Portugal
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Hereditary Princess of Parma
Tenure 11 November 1565 – 7 September 1577
Born 12 August 1538
Ribeira Palace, Lisbon,
Died 7 September 1577 (aged 39)
Parma, Duchy of Parma
Spouse Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma
Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma
Margherita, Duchess of Mantua
Cardinal Oddoardo
House House of Aviz
Father Infante Duarte, Duke of Guimarães
Mother Isabel of Braganza
Religion Roman Catholicism


Name Birth Death Notes
Margherita Farnese 7 November 1567 13 April 1643 married, 1581, Vincenzo I, Duke of Mantua; no issue
Ranuccio Farnese 28 March 1569 5 March 1622 succeeded as Duke of Parma
married, 1600, Margherita Aldobrandini; had issue
Odoardo Farnese 7 December 1573 21 February 1626 became a Cardinal


Ancestors of Infanta Maria of Guimarães
16. Edward I of Portugal
8. Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu
17. Eleanor of Aragon
4. Manuel I of Portugal
18. John, Constable of Portugal
9. Beatrice of Portugal
19. Isabel of Barcelos
2. Duarte, Duke of Guimarães
20. John II of Aragon
10. Ferdinand II of Aragon
21. Juana Enríquez
5. Maria of Aragon
22. John II of Castile
11. Isabella I of Castile
23. Isabel of Portugal
1. Maria of Portugal
24. Fernando I, Duke of Braganza
12. Fernando II, Duke of Braganza
25. Joana de Castro
6. Jaime I, Duke of Braganza
26. Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu (= 8)
13. Isabel of Viseu
27. Beatrice of Portugal (= 9)
3. Isabel de Bragança
28. Enrique de Guzmán y Fonseca, 2nd Duke of Medina Sidonia
14. Juan Alonso de Guzmán y Ribera, 3rd Duke of Medina Sidonia
29. Leonor de Afán de Ribera y Mendoza
7. Leonor de Guzmán y Velasco
30. Pedro de Velasco y Lara, 2nd Count of Haro
15. Isabel de Velasco y Mendoza
31. Mencía de Mendoza y Figueroa

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