Maria I o Portugal

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Maria I o Portugal
Maria I, Vieira.jpg
Maria Francisca, Princess o Brazil bi Vieira Lusitano, 1753.
Queen o Portugal
Ring 24 Februar 1777 – 20 Mairch 1816
Acclamation 13 Mey 1777
Predecessor Joseph I
Co-monarch Peter III
Successor John VI
Regent John, Prince Regent (1792–1816)
Queen o Brazil
Reing 16 December 1815 – 20 Mairch 1816
Successor John VI
Regent John, Prince Regent
Born 17 December 1734(1734-12-17)
Ribeira Pailace, Lisbon, Portugal
Dee'd 20 Mairch 1816(1816-03-20) (aged 81)
Carmo Convent, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Buirial Ryal Basilica, Lisbon, Portugal
Spouse Pedro III o Portugal
Issue Joseph, Prince o Brazil
John VI, Keeng o Portugal
Infanta Mariana Vitória
Full name
Maria Francisca Isabel Josefa Antónia Gertrudes Rita Joana de Bragança
Hoose Braganza
Faither Joseph I
Mither Mariana Victoria o Spain
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Seegnatur Maria I o Portugal's signature
Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Portugal (1640-1910).png




Dona Maria I o Portugal (Maria Francisca Isabel Josefa Antónia Gertrudes Rita Joana; English: Mary I; 17 December 1734 – 20 Mairch 1816) was Queen o Portugal frae 1777 until her daith. Kent as Maria the Pious in Portugal an Maria the Mad in Brazil, she wis the first undisputed queen regnant o Portugal an the first monarch o Brazil. With Napoleon's European conquests, her coort, then under the direction of her son João, the Prince Regent, moved tae Brazil, then a Portuguese colony. Later on, Brazil would be elevated frae the rank o a colony tae that o a kinrick, with the consequential formation of the United Kinrick o Portugal, Brazil an the Algarves. She wis the ruler o Portugal during the 1755 Lisbon yirdquauk.


Birth[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maria wis born on 17 December 1734 at the Ribeira Pailace, in Lisbon, Portugal an wis baptised with the names "Maria Francisca Isabel Josefa Antónia Gertrudes Rita Joana", an wis kent as "Maria" or "Maria Francisca"


She wis a daughter o Keeng Joseph I o Portugal an his wife Mariana Victoria o Spain (a descdant o Louis XIV o Fraunce) as she wis heiress presumptive tae the croun she wis given the teetles o Princess o Brazil an Duchess o Braganza, as well as being an Infanta o Portugal bi birth.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 6 Juin 1760 she mairit her uncle Infante Pedro o Portugal in Ajuda (where the ryal faimilie were living due tae the 1755 Lisbon yirdquauk.


CChilder[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. José, Prince o Brazil (20 August 1761 - 11 September 1788) Infanta Benedita o Portugal but haed nae childer.
  2. Infante João o Portugal (20 October 1762 - 20 October 1762) stillborn son.
  3. Infante João Francisco o Portugal (16 September 1763 - 10 October 1763) died in infancy.
  4. João VI o Portugal (13 Mey 1767 - 10 Mairch 1826) mairit Carlota Joaquina o Spain an haed childer. Wis Keeng o Portugal an Emperor o Brazil.
  5. Infanta Mariana Victoria o Portugal (15 December 1768 - 2 November 1788) mairit Infante Gabriel o Spain an haed childer.
  6. Infanta Maria Clementina o Portugal (9 Juin 1774 - 27 Juin 1776) died young.
  7. Infanta Maria Isabel o Portugal (12 December 1776 - 14 Januar 1777) died young.



Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 17 de December 1734 – 31 Julie 1750 Her Ryal Highness The Princess o Beira, Duchess o Barcelos.
  • 31 Julie 1750 – 24 Februar 1777 [[Her Ryal Highness The Princess o Brazil, Duchess o Braganza, etc.
  • 24 Februar 1777 – 20 Mairch 1816 Her Most Faithful Majesty The Queen.

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