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When I was in Portugal in 2007 I was very fortunate to run into Isabel Stilwell’s “Filipa de Lencastre, A Rainha que mudou Portugal”. At least two of the most interesting touristic spots in Portugal had this Queen personally involved in their construction: The Mosteiro de Batalha (Batalha Monastery – an impressive Gothic building) an the Sintra National Palace (with its “looking like women’s middle age hat “ chimneys).This book is fantastic and is about Pilippa of Lancaster, eldest daughter of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, and Blanche of Lancaster, and sister of king Henry IV of England. She became Queen consort of Portugal, getting married to King John I at 28 years old to secure the Anglo-Portuguese Alliance. She was the mother of the 'Illustrious Generation”, the starting point of Portuguese expansion by sea. Filipa was the only English Queen to Portugal as Catarina de Bragança was the only Portuguese Queen of England (she was the subject of a 2008 Stiwell’s book – Catarina de Bragança, A Coragem de uma Infanta Portuguesa que foi Rainha da Inglaterra). It is a pity they haven’t published those books in English and a shame they do not have a Brazilian edition (as far as I know). The author is really a good writer and researcher. I haven’t read the book on Queen Catarina yet, but I’m looking forward to, as well as to read Stilwell’s most recent “ Dona Amélia - A Rainha exilada que deixou o seu coração em Portugal, Queen Consorto of D. Carlos of Portugal. I guess I will have to order them online from a bookshop in Portugal.
Hi, where can I find this book, Filipa de Lencastre, A Rainha que mudou Portugal? Thank you.
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Hi, where can I find this book, Filipa de Lencastre, A Rainha que mudou Portugal? Thank you.
On this website: https://www.bulhosa.pt/detail.ud121?...83%A7%A7%A7%A7
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Muito Obrigada!
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Two more books for my list!
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Hi, Where are the books? I need help to find them, Thank you.
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shirinalzebari, on my #24 post I was refering to Marengo's #20 post.
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