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Afonso Henriques (Afonso I)
Children include
Sancho I
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Afonso II
Children include
Sancho II
Afonso III
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Denis
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Afonso IV
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Peter I
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Ferdinand I
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Beatrice (disputed queen)
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  • Infante Miguel of Castile and Portugal

Constance of Peñafiel or Constance Manuel of Castile (1315-1323 – 13 November 1345) was the daughter of Juan Manuel, Duke of Peñafiel (1282-1348), called "el escritor" (the writer), Duke of Peñafiel, and his second wife Constance of Aragon, a daughter of James II of Aragon. She was Crown Princess of Portugal.

While still a child she became the first wife of future King Alfonso XI of Castile (1311-50), also a child at the time, in Valladolid. The marriage was annulled in 1327.

She became the second wife of King Pedro I of Portugal (1320-67) on 24 August 1339 in Lisbon. They had three children:

She died and is buried in Santarém, Portugal in 1349.

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