The Kings of Portugal


Sancho II of Portugal

Sancho II (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsɐ̃ʃu]), nicknamed the Pious (Portuguese: o Piedoso) and the Caped or the Capuched (Portuguese: o Capelo), King of Portugal (8 September 1209 – 4 January 1248) was King of Portugal from 1223 to 1248. He was succeeded on the Portuguese throne by his brother, King Afonso III, in 1248. Sancho was born in Coimbra, the eldest son of Afonso II of Portugal by his wife, Infanta Urraca of Castile.

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