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King Pedro I 'the Cruel' of Castile (d. 1369)

Pedro I 'the Cruel' (1334 - 1369), king of Castile, son of king Alphonso XI of Castile and Maria of Portugal. Pedro was the last ruler of the main branch of the house of Burgundy; Constanza was his second daughter with Maria de Padilla.

Bibliographic References:

For more information about the affairs of Spain and Portugal see P.E. Russell, The English Intervention in Spain and Portugal in the Time of Edward III & Richard II. Clarendon Press (Oxford, 1955); Id., "The War in Spain and Portugal", in Froissart: Historian, ed. J.J. N. Palmer, The Boydell Press - Rowman & Littlefield (Woodbridge, Suffolk - Totowa, NJ, 1981), pp. 83-100.


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