Blessed Jane of Portugal
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16 February 1452 at Lisbon, Portugal
Princess, the daughter of Elizabeth and King Alphonsus V of Portugal. Entered a Dominican convent at Aveiro, Portual in 1473. The royal family objected to her taking vows because she might need to marry to insure the continuity of the royal bloodline. She agreed, fended off arranged marriages, and did not take vows until 1485 when the succession was secured.
12 May 1490 in Aveiro, Portugal of natural causes
Portugal, diocese of Aveiro