Afonso II (IPA:; English: Alphonzo; Archaic Portuguese: Affonso; Portuguese-Galician: Alfonso or Alphonso; Latin: Alphonsus; 23 April 1185 – 25 March 1223), nicknamed the Fat (o Gordo) or the Leper (o Gafo), was the third king of Portugal and the second but eldest surviving son of Sancho I of Portugal and Dulce of Aragon. Afonso succeeded his ...
Afonso II, (born 1185?, Coimbra, Port.—died March 25, 1223, Coimbra), the third king of Portugal (1211–23), under whom the reconquest of the south from the Muslims was continued. Afonso II was the son of King Sancho I and Queen Dulcia, daughter of Ramón Berenguer IV of Barcelona.
Afonso II of Portugal King of Portugal. In March 1211, Sancho I died, leaving the throne to his 25-year-old son. Crowned Afonso II of... Final Years. As Afonso II contended with an angry nobility, he faced a more significant problem from the papacy. Conclusion. Afonso II spent his reign minimizing ...
Coimbra, Kingdom of Portugal. Afonso II, nicknamed "the Fat" was the third king of Portugal, ...
First and Middle Name. Discover life events, stories and photos about Afonso II 'O Gordo' Sanches 3rd King of Portugal (1185–1223) of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.
Although Afonso II was an unwarlike king, his followers were beside the Castilians at the great Christian victory in the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212 and, again assisted by Crusaders, recovered Alcácer do Sal in 1217.
Afonso II of Portugal, known as the Fat, third king of Portugal, was born in Coimbra in April 23, 1185 and died in March 25, 1233 in the same city. He was the son of Sancho I of Portugal by his wife, Dulce of Barcelona, princess of Aragon.
Afonso II (IPA: [ɐˈfõsu]; English: Alphonzo; Archaic Portuguese: Affonso; Portuguese-Galician: Alfonso or Alphonso; Latin: Alphonsus; 23 April 1185 – 25 March 1223), nicknamed the Fat (o Gordo) or the Leper (o Gafo), was the third king of Portugal and the second but eldest surviving son of Sancho I of Portugal and Dulce of Aragon.
Afonso (given name) 1185 births. 1223 deaths. Deaths from leprosy. Monarchs of Portugal. House of Burgundy. Borgonha (surname) People of Coimbra. House of Burgundy in Portugal.
The will of Afonso II, drawn up on June 27, 1214, is the document most often mentioned and celebrated as the first text written in Portuguese.