Maria of Portugal, Lady of Meneses and Orduña

Infanta Maria of Portugal (born ca. 1290; Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈɾiɐ]) was a Portuguese royal, daughter of Infante Afonso of Portugal and his wife Violante Manuel.

Believed to be born in the year 1290,[1] she was the eldest daughter of the Infante Afonso of Portugal and his wife Violante Manuel. She was the paternal granddaughter of King Afonso III of Portugal and his wife, Queen Beatrice of Castile, daughter of Alfonso X of Castile. Her maternal grandparents were Infante Manuel of Castile, son of Ferdinand III of Castile, and his wife Constance of Aragon, Lady of Villena, daughter of James I of Aragon.

Her date of death is unknown.

Maria married firstly to Tello Alfonso de Meneses, Lord of Meneses, son of Alfonso Téllez de Molina and the grandson of Alfonso of Molina. The couple had two children:

She became a widow after her husband died in 1315, She remarried to Fernando Díaz de Haro, Lord of Orduña and Balmaseda, the second son of Diego López V de Haro. This marriage bore two sons:


  1. Cawley, Charles, PORTUGAL: Affonso died 1312, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy


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