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Portuguese royalty
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John I
   Infante Duarte (future Edward I)
   Infante Pedro, Duke of Coimbra
   Henry the Navigator (Infante Henrique, Duke of Viseu)
   Infanta Isabel, Duchess of Burgundy
   Infante João, Lord of Reguengos
   Infante Fernando, the Saint Prince
   Afonso, Duke of Braganza (illegitimate)
   Beatriz, Countess of Arundel (illegitimate)
Grandchildren include
   Infanta Isabel of Coimbra, Queen of Portugal
   Afonso, Prince of Portugal (future Afonso V)
   Infante Fernando, Duke of Viseu
   Infanta Leonor, Holy Roman Empress
   Infanta Catarina
   Infanta Joana, Queen of Castile
Grandchildren include
   Infante Manuel, Duke of Beja (future Manuel I)
   Infanta Leonor of Viseu, Queen of Portugal
   Infanta Isabella, Duchess of Braganza
Great-Grandchildren include
   Jaime, Duke of Braganza, Prince of Portugal
Afonso V
Children include
   João, Prince of Portugal
   Blessed Joana, Princess of Portugal
   João, Prince of Portugal (future John II)
John II
   Afonso, Prince of Portugal
   Jorge, Duke of Coimbra (illegitimate)

Infante John of Viseu (in Portuguese João) (c.1448-1472) was the older son of Infante Fernando, Duke of Viseu and of his wife Infanta Beatrice of Portugal.

In 1470, following his father's death, he inherited the titles of 3rd Duke of Viseu and 2nd Duke of Beja, as well as the Lordships of Covilhã and Moura

He also become Master of the Order of Christ and of the Order of Santiago, becoming also 7th Constable of Portugal.

In July 1472, his uncle, King Afonso V granted him the Morrocan city of Anfa (in Portuguese Anafé).

He died young and single, without issue. His brother, Infante Diogo, inherited his titles and estates.

See also

External links


”Nobreza de Portugal e do Brasil” – Vol. II, page 409. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon 1989.

John, Duke of Viseu
Cadet branch of the House of Burgundy
Born: ? 1448 Died: ? 1472
Portuguese nobility
Preceded by
Infante Fernando, 1st Duke of Beja
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Duke of Beja

Succeeded by
Diogo of Viseu, 3rd Duke of Beja
Preceded by
Infante Fernando, 2nd Duke of Viseu
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Duke of Viseu

Succeeded by
Diogo, 4th Duke of Viseu


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