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Nuo Alvares Pereira (d. 1431)

Nuo Alvares Pereira (1360 - 1431), count of Ourm, constable of Portugal. He played a crucial role in the crisis of 1383-85, and he was one of the first Portuguese nobles to support Joo I's claim to the throne. After the death of his wife in 1423, he became a Carmelite monk and took the name Friar Nuno of St. Mary. He was beatified on 23 January 1918 by pope Benedict XV.


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