María Díaz de Padilla (c. 1334 –Seville, July 1361) was the legitimate first wife of King Peter of Castile. Family [ edit ] She was a Castilian noblewoman, daughter of Juan García de Padilla (died between 1348 and 1351) and his wife María de Henestrosa [b] (died after September 1356).
It is said that María de Padilla, a noble lady of dazzling beauty, liked to walk naked in the palace to go to the baths, causing a sensation in front of the members of the court, as depicted by the French artist Paul-Jean-Louis Gervais in an engraving.
The Baths of Maria de Padilla ( Baños de Doña María de Padilla) were made famous by a legend associated with Lady Maria de Padilla, a noble lady and mistress to the King of Castile, Pedro I the Cruel. Located within the grounds and in a secluded basement at the Royal Alcazar in Seville, Andalusia is the famous Baths of Maria de Padilla.
Isabel de Castilla. Escudo de María de Padilla. [ editar datos en Wikidata] María de Padilla ( c. 1334 a - Sevilla, julio de 1361) fue una noble, famosa por sus amores con el rey Pedro I de Castilla, quien la nombró señora de Huelva, y un año después de su muerte la legitimó como su esposa.
Marie de Padilla (1335–1361) Mistress of Peter the Cruel, king of Castile, and possibly his wife . Name variations: Maria Padilla; Marie Padilla. Born in 1335 (some sources cite 1333); died in July 1361 (some sources cite 1365), in Seville, Spain; daughter of Diego or Juan García de Padilla and Meria de Henestrona also seen as María ...
One of the palace’s most popular features are the Baths of Lady María de Padilla – cavernous rainwater tanks named after the mistress of Peter the Cruel, King of Castille and Leon between 1350 and 1369.
The Baños de Doña María de Padilla (Baths of Dona Maria de Padilla) are actually no baths at all, the name is a sort of saucy joke. It was named after María Díaz de Padilla (*1334 – JUL-1361 Seville), the mistress of King Pedro I of Castile, also named Pedro the Cruel . According to legend she went naked into the cistern to take her baths.
One of the most picturesque places in Seville are the Baths of Doña Maria de Padilla. It is a magical place and an obligatory stop within the visit to the Royal Alcazar Palace of Seville. Its atmosphere, its fresh air, its infinite arches and the reflections in the water make this place an authentic trip to the Almohad past of the Alcazar.
Baths of Maria De Padilla. Alcázar of Seville. Alcazar - Royal Palace of Seville, Spain a magnificent complex of patios and halls in different architectural styles, from Mudéjar to Gothic. The "Baths of Lady María de Padilla" are rainwater tanks beneath the Patio del Crucero.
María de Padilla era hija de Diego García de Padilla y de su esposa María González de Hinestrosa. Pertenecía, por lo tanto, a una familia de la nobleza intermedia que tenía diversas posesiones en las tierras de la cuenca del Duero, y ante todo cerca de la localidad de Astudillo.