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Philippa of Coimbra

Infanta Philippa of Coimbra (1435–1497) was the younger child of Infante Peter, Duke of Coimbra, and Isabella of Aragon, Countess of Urgell.

She was named Philippa after her grandmother, the Portuguese queen Philippa of Lancaster.

She became a nun in the Convent of Odivelas where she died in 1497.

She was highly educated and cultivated and left several literary works in different languages.

Ancestry

External links

  • Genealogical information on Philippa of Coimbra (in Portuguese)

References

"Nobreza de Portugal e Brasil", Vol. I, page 271. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon, 1989


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