Information about King Duarte of Portugal

King Duarte of Portugal (31 October 1391 - 9 September 1438)

Duarte, known in English as Edward and called the Philosopher (o Rei-Filósofo) or the Eloquent (o Eloquente), was King of Portugal and the Algarve and Lord of Ceuta from 1433 until his death. He was born in Viseu, the son of John I of Portugal and his wife, Queen Philippa of Portugal, a daughter of John of Gaunt. Edward was the oldest member of the "Illustrious Generation" of accomplished royal children who contributed to the development of Portuguese civilization during the 15th century. As a cousin of several English kings, he became a Knight of the Garter.

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Dom Duarte (King Duarte) Flag of Portugal, Kingdom of Portugal, Kingdom of 14 August 1433 9 September 1438
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