Infanta Branca, Lady of Guadalajara
|Blanche of Portugal|
Blanche of Portugal, in Antonio de Hollanda's Genealogy of the Royal Houses of Spain and Portugal (1530-1534)
Kingdom of Portugal
Guadalajara, Crown of Castile
|Burial||Santa Cruz Monastery, Coimbra, Portugal|
|Mother||Dulce of Aragon|
Branca of Portugal (1198 – Guadalajara, c. 1240; Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɾɐ̃kɐ]; English: Blanche) was a Portuguese infanta (princess), eighth child of Portuguese King Sancho I and Dulce of Aragon, was probably the twin sister of Berengaria, she was raised in the court with her father and his mistress "a Ribeirinha" and, when she was eight or ten years old, was sent to live with her sisters at the Monastery of Lorvão. She was a nun at a convent in Guadalajara and was interred at the Monastery of Santa Cruz in Coimbra where her mother was buried.
|Ancestors of Branca of Portugal|
- Rodrigues Oliveira, Ana (2010). Rainhas medievais de Portugal. Dezassete mulheres, duas dinastias, quatro séculos de História (in Portuguese). Lisbon: A esfera dos livros. ISBN 978-989-626-261-7.