Infanta Benedita o Portugal

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Infanta Benedita o Portugal
Princess o Brazil
Retrato da Infanta Dona Maria Francisca Benedita - Princesa do Brasil.png
Born25 Julie 1746(1746-07-25)
Ribeira Paliace, Lisbon, Portugal
Dee'd18 August 1829(1829-08-18) (aged 83)
Lisbon, Portugal
BuirialRyal Pantheon o the Braganza Dynasty
SpouseJosé, Prince o Brazil
Full name
Maria Francisca Benedita Ana Isabel Josefa Antónia Lourença Inácia Teresa Gertrudes Rita Joana Rosa de Bragança
FaitherJoseph I o Portugal
MitherMariana Victoria o Spain
ReleegionRoman Catholicism

Infanta Benedita o Portugal (Maria Francisca Benedita Ana Isabel Josefa Antónia Lourença Inácia Teresa Gertrudes Rita Joana Rosa; 25 Julie 1746 – 18 August 1829) wis a Portuguese infanta an the youngest dochter o Keeng Joseph I o Portugal an his Spaingie Bourbon wife Queen Mariana Victoria. She mairit her nephew the Prince o Brazil in an wis kent as the "Dowager Princess o Brazil" till her daith in 1829. She wis named in honour o Pape Benedict XIV.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 21 Februar 1777 she mairit her nephew, Infante José, Prince o Beira, heir apparent o the heiress presumptive (an proclaimed heir, i.e. her sister Maria) tae the throne o Portugal, as the eldest son o the future Queen Maria I o Portugal. Benedita wis an attractive woman o thirty, while José wis hauf her age. Thay haed nae issue, houiver Benedita miscarried twice;

  1. in 1781
  2. secondly in 1786.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 25 Julie 1746 - 21 Februar 1777 Her Highness Infanta Dona Benedita o Portugal.
  • 21 Februar 1777 - 11 September 1788 Her Ryal Highness The Princess o Brazil, Duchess o Braganza.
  • 11 September 1788 - 18 August 1829 Her Ryal Highness The Dowager Princess o Brazil, Duchess o Braganza.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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