Alfonso IV


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Alfonso IV,

1299–1336, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona (1327–36), son and successor of James II. Before his accession he conquered (1323–24) SardiniaSardinia
, Ital. Sardegna, region (1991 pop. 1,648,248), 9,302 sq mi (24,092 sq km), W Italy, mostly on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, which is separated in the north from Corsica by the Strait of Bonifacio.
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, where later a revolt involved him in war with Genoa and Pisa. He was succeeded by his son, Peter IV.

Alfonso IV,

1291–1357, king of Portugal (1325–57), son and successor of DinizDiniz,
Port. Dinis , 1261–1325, king of Portugal (1279–1325), son and successor of Alfonso III. Like his grandfather, Alfonso X of Castile, whose legal works he had translated into Portuguese, Diniz was a poet and a patron of literature.
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. Disgruntled by the favoritism his father showed toward Alfonso's illegitimate half-brothers, Alfonso rose in revolt in 1320. Although peace was arranged twice by his mother, St. Elizabeth (or St. Isabel) of Portugal, he was estranged from Diniz most of the five years before his father's death. He was involved (1337–40) in a fruitless war with Alfonso XI of Castile before joining him in a campaign against the Moors that culminated in the notable victory of Tarifa (Oct., 1340). Alfonso is, however, best remembered for countenancing the murder (1355) of his son's mistress (or wife), Inés de CastroCastro, Inés de,
or Inez de Castro
, d. 1355, Spanish noblewoman, a celebrated beauty, and a tragic figure in Portuguese history. She went (1340) to Portugal as a lady in waiting to Constance of Castile, wife of the heir to the Portuguese throne, Dom Pedro
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, one of the most romantic figures in Portuguese history. His son (later Peter IPeter I,
1320–67, king of Portugal (1357–67), son and successor of Alfonso IV. He married (1336) Constance Manuel, a Castilian noblewoman, but subsequently fell in love with one of her ladies in waiting, Inés de Castro.
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) promptly led a rebellion, but peace between father and son was restored before Alfonso's death.
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Desgraciadamente, no podemos saber como soluciono Alfonso IV este problema porque lo que tradicionalmente se llama su testamento es, en realidad, el diploma de fundacion de su capilla en la Catedral de Lisboa y del hospital asociado; no tiene ninguna clausula referente al nombramiento de su sucesor, la reparticion de sus bienes o el pagamiento de sus deudas (32).
Como no dice nada sobre Alfonso IV, podemos suponer que habia hecho ya todo lo que su padre le dejara encargado.
Gracias a esta exposicion genealogica se entreve el conocimiento historico de Ricardo Palma, y en este sentido, interesa la sucesion alfonsina de descendientes posterior a los hijos de Fruela: Alfonso II el Casto (760-842), Alfonso III el Magno (848-910), Alfonso IV el Monje (899-933), Alfonso V el Noble (994-1028), Alfonso VI el Bravo (1047-1109) y Alfonso VII el Emperador (1105-1157).
Este episodio relata la crisis entre Alfonso IV de Leon y el gobernador musulman Adballa, que deberia haber sido resuelta mediante el matrimonio de este ultimo con la hermana de Alfonso IV, Teresa (62).
En el caso de dona Maria, hija de Alfonso IV de Portugal, la situacion resulto ser mucho mas compleja.
Esto no quita que dona Maria mantuviera siempre las formas y no dudara en ayudar a su esposo cuando lo precisaba, como lo demuestran las ocasiones en que viajo a Portugal para intentar inclinar el animo de su padre Alfonso IV a que prestara auxilio belico a su yerno frente al Islam, cosa que siempre consiguio.
Cada uno de nos vale tanto como vos y juntos valemos mucho mas que vos", dijo hace muchos siglos el Justicia Mayor de Aragon al Rey Alfonso IV.
Dona Maria, the daughter of yet another Afonso, Alfonso IV of Portugal.
Castro was the mistress of Dom Pedro, eldest son and heir of King Alfonso IV of Portugal.
Before him and his ancestor Alfonso IV, it had been the name of two of the most successful early kings of Asturias, Alfonso II and Alfonso III.
En consonancia con el tradicional vinculo de adscripcion politica que mantenia este monasterio, la nomina de estos principes es fundamentalmente leonesa, Alfonso III (3 documentos), Ordono II (3), Ramiro II (6), Alfonso IV (1), Ordono III (1), Sancho I (4), Ramiro III (10), Alfonso V (1), Vermudo III (2) (60), Fernando I (4), Sancho II (1) (61), Alfonso VI (10), Urraca (1), Alfonso VII (14), Fernando II (2) y Alfonso IX (2), con la notable excepcion de Alfonso VIII (13) como consecuencia de la nueva reasignacion territorial del centro en el espacio castellano tras la division de los reinos en 1157.
Del breve reinado de Fruela II (924-925) y de la sucesion en el trono de los hijos de Ordono II, incluyendo la abdicacion de Alfonso IV (924-931) en su hermano Ramiro II en 930, no se mencionan acontecimientos que resultaran relevantes para la urbe, pero si poco despues Sampiro y los demas cronistas narran hechos destacados del reinado de Ramiro II (931-951) que tuvieron la ciudad como escenario.