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Isabella of Braganza, Duchess of Guimarães

 

Isabella of Braganza, Duchess of Guimarães

For other people with similar names, see Isabella of Braganza (disambiguation).

Isabel of Braganza, also known as Isabella or Elizabeth, (1514–1576) was a daughter of Jaime, Duke of Braganza (a nephew of Manuel I of Portugal) and Eleanor of Mendoza, she married her cousin Infante Duarte, Duke of Guimarães a son of Manuel I and Maria of Aragon in 1537, Isabella was dowried with the Dukedom of Guimarães in her own right. 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.

This marriage produced three children:

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