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Dulce of Aragon[1]
Queen consort of Portugal
Dulce of Aragon
Spouse Sancho I of Portugal
Issue
Teresa, Queen of Leon
Infanta Sancha, Lady of Alenquer
Infanta Constança
Infante Afonso (later Afonso II)
Infante Pedro, Count of Urgell
Infante Fernando, Count of Flanders
Infanta Branca, Lady of Guadalajara
Berengária, Queen of Denmark
Mafalda, Queen of Castile
Mother Petronila of Aragon
Born 1160
Died 1198

Dulce of Aragon[1] or of Barcelona (1160–1198) was the wife of King Sancho I of Portugal. She was the eldest daughter of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona and his wife, Queen Petronila of Aragon.

Queen of Portugal

Dulce was married to Prince Sancho in 1174, an event that renewed the alliance between Portugal and her native Aragon. The union was arranged by her brother, King Alfonso II of Aragon. With her husband's ascent to the throne in 1185, she became Queen consort.

Children of Sancho and Dulce

Name Birth Death Notes
Teresa 1181 1250 Married to King Alfonso IX of Leon
Raymond c. 1180 1189  
Sancha a. 1182 13 March 1229 Abbess of Lorvão in Penacova
Constance c. 1182 3 August 1202  
Afonso II 23 April 1185 25 March 1223 Succeeded Sancho I of Portugal as 3rd King of Portugal
Peter 23 February 1187 2 June 1258 Count of Urgell and Lord of the Balearic Islands,
lived in León and married Countess Aurembiaix of Urgell
Ferdinand 24 March 1188 4 March 1233 Lived in France and married Jeanne of Flanders
Henry 1189 1189  
Branca c. 1192 1240 Lady of Guadalajara
Berengária c. 1195 1221 Married to King Valdemar II of Denmark
Mafalda c. 1198 1256 Married to King Henry I of Castile
Preceded by
Maud of Savoy
Queen consort of Portugal
1185 - 1198
Succeeded by
Urraca, princess of Castile

References

  1. ^ a b Josefina and María Dolores Mateu Ibars (1980): Colectánea paleográfica de la Corona de Aragón: Siglo IX-XVIII. Universitat Barcelona, p. 617. ISBN 978-84-7528-694-5:  
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