Family A member of the lineage of the Teles de Meneses, an important family originally from Tierra de Campos, Leonor's father Martim Afonso Telo de Meneses,  a Portuguese nobleman, mayordomo mayor and alleged lover of Queen Maria de Portugal,  the wife of King Alfonso XI of Castile, was assassinated in 1356 by orders of King Peter.
Trás-os-Montes, (Portuguese: “Beyond the Mountain”), historical province of northeastern Portugal, bounded north and east by Spain, south by the gorges of the Douro River, and west by the mountains of Gerês, Cabreira, and Marão. Geologically a part of the Meseta Central ( q.v. ), the terrain may be divided physically into two regions.
Coordinates: 41°29′N 7°13′W Trás-os-Montes ( Portuguese pronunciation: [ˌtɾaz uʒ ˈmõtɨʃ]) is a geographical, historical and cultural region of Portugal .
Leonor Teles (or Teles de Meneses; c. 1350 – c. 1405) was queen consort of Portugal by marriage to King Ferdinand I, and regent of Portugal during the minority of her daughter in 1383-1384.
Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro ( Portuguese pronunciation: [ˌtɾaz uʒ ˈmõtɨz i ˈaltu ˈðoɾu]) is a historical province of Portugal located in the northeastern corner of the country, known for its scenery, which includes plateaux, river valleys, mountains, and castles. History
The Sephardic Diaspora settled in every corner of the planet, interacting, intermarriaging, and living for centuries among other cultures. This group interest is to trace that story through historical, cultural and genetic journeys around the world in connection with the Zamora (Spain) - Tras Os Montes (Portugal) region, expanding, deepening ...
The northeastern region of Trás-os-Montes in Portugal is a paradigmatic area of out-migration, from the colonial migrations to Angola, Mozambique and Brazil to the ones to western and northern Europe during the Estado Novo, and the more recent migrations post-2008 crisis.
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1 Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro is an upland region in north-eastern Portugal, bordered by Spain to the north and east, the river Douro to the south and the Minho region to the west. It includes the administrative districts of Bragança and Vila Real and some parts of the Viseu