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  • ID: I1342
  • Name: Denis of Portugal
  • Surname: Portugal
  • Given Name: Denis of
  • Prefix: King
  • Nickname: "The Farmer King"
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 9 Oct 1261 in Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal 1
  • Death: 7 Jan 1324/1325 in Santarem, Santarem, Portugal 1
  • Burial: St. Denis Convent, Odivelas, Portugal
  • Reference Number: 9354
  • _UID: 76B732FEC7429047A056C685B3621B4CFA0F
  • Note:
    rei de Portugal (6th, 1279) (Dinis de Bourgogne )

    BIOGRAPHY: At the time of his accession to the throne, Portugal was again in diplomatic confl ict with the Catholic Church. Denis signed a favouring agreement with the pope and swore to p rotect the Church's interests in Portugal. He granted asylum to Templar knights persecuted i n France and created the Order of Christ, designed to be a continuation of the Order of the T emple. With the Reconquista completed and the Portuguese territory freed from Moorish occupat ion, Denis was essentially an administrative king, not a military one. Denis avoided war: h e was a notably peace-loving monarch during a tempestuous time in European history. With Port ugal finally recognized as an independent country by his neighbours, Denis signed a border pa ct with Ferdinand IV of Castile (1297) which has endured to the present day. Denis was know n as the Rei Lavrador (English: Farmer King), because he planted a large pine forest near Lei ria to prevent the soil degradation that threatened the region. [Extracts from Wikipedia, 0 4 Dec 2012, DVM]
  • Change Date: 4 Dec 2012 at 00:00:00



    Father: Afonso III of Portugal b: 5 May 1210 in Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Mother: Beatriz de ' Castilla b: ABT 1242 in Spain

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth (Isabel) of Aragon b: 4 Jan 1270/1271 in Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    • Married: 1288
    Children
    1. Has Children Afonso IV of Portugal b: 8 Feb 1291 in Lisbon, Portugal

    Sources:
    1. Title: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
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