Biography of Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal 1507-1578

Paternal Family Tree: Habsburg

Maternal Family Tree: Leonor de Alvim

On 20 Oct 1496 [her father] Philip "Handsome Fair" King Castile (age 18) and [her mother] Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile (age 17) were married. She the daughter of Ferdinand II King Aragon (age 44) and Isabella Queen Castile (age 45). He the son of Maximilian Habsburg I Holy Roman Emperor (age 37) and Mary Valois Duchess Burgundy. They were second cousin once removed. He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 26 Nov 1504 [her grandmother] Isabella Queen Castile (age 53) died. Her daughter [her mother] Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile (age 25) succeeded Queen Castile. [her father] Philip "Handsome Fair" King Castile (age 26) by marriage King Castile.

On 14 Jan 1507 Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal was born to Philip "Handsome Fair" King Castile and Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile (age 28). Coefficient of inbreeding 2.88%.

Ferdinand II King Aragon Dies Joanna Queen Castile Succeeds

On 23 Jan 1516 [her grandfather] Ferdinand II King Aragon (age 63) died. His daughter [her mother] Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile (age 37) succeeded Queen Aragon.

On 08 Apr 1521 Charles 3rd Duke Savoy (age 34) and [her future sister-in-law] Beatrice Aviz Duchess Savoy (age 16) were married. She the daughter of richest monarch in Europe at the time Manuel "Fortunate" I King Portugal (age 51). They had nine children together but only one Emmanuel Philibert Duke of Savoy would reach adulthood. She the daughter of Manuel "Fortunate" I King Portugal (age 51) and Maria Trastámara Queen Consort Portugal. He the son of Philip "Landless" Savoy II Duke Savoy and Claudine Brosse. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 13 Dec 1521 Manuel "Fortunate" I King Portugal (age 52) died. His son [her future husband] John III King Portugal (age 19) succeeded III King Portugal: Aviz.

On 10 Feb 1525 John III King Portugal (age 22) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 18) were married. She by marriage Queen Consort Portugal. She the daughter of Philip "Handsome Fair" King Castile and Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile (age 46). He the son of Manuel "Fortunate" I King Portugal and Maria Trastámara Queen Consort Portugal. They were first cousins. He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 10 Feb 1525 Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 18) was crowned Queen Consort Portugal.

On 24 Feb 1526 [her son] Afonso Aviz was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 23) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 19). Their first child, he died on 12 Apr 1526. Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 10 Mar 1526 [her brother] Charles V Holy Roman Emperor (age 26) and [her sister-in-law] Isabel Aviz Queen Consort Spain (age 22) were married. She the daughter of Manuel "Fortunate" I King Portugal and Maria Trastámara Queen Consort Portugal. He the son of Philip "Handsome Fair" King Castile and Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile (age 47). They were first cousins. He a great x 4 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 15 Oct 1527 [her daughter] Maria Aviz was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 25) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 20). Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 28 Apr 1529 [her daughter] Isabel Aviz died.

On 28 Apr 1529 [her daughter] Isabel Aviz was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 26) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 22). Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 15 Feb 1530 [her daughter] Beatrice Aviz died.

On 15 Feb 1530 [her daughter] Beatrice Aviz was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 27) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 23). Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 01 Nov 1531 [her son] Manuel Aviz was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 29) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 24). Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 25 Mar 1533 [her son] Philip Aviz was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 30) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 26). Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 07 Nov 1534 [her brother-in-law] Fernando Aviz (age 27) died.

On 06 Apr 1535 [her son] Infante Denis Aviz was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 32) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 28). Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 01 Jan 1537 [her son] Infante Denis Aviz (age 1) died.

On 14 Apr 1537 [her son] Manuel Aviz (age 5) died.

On 03 Jun 1537 [her son] John Manuel Aviz Prince Portugal was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 34) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 30). Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 08 Jan 1538 [her sister-in-law] Beatrice Aviz Duchess Savoy (age 33) died.

On 09 Mar 1539 [her son] Infante Anthony Aviz was born to [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 36) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 32). Coefficient of inbreeding 11.30%.

On 29 Apr 1539 [her son] Philip Aviz (age 6) died.

On 01 May 1539 [her sister-in-law] Isabel Aviz Queen Consort Spain (age 35) died.

On 20 Jan 1540 [her son] Infante Anthony Aviz died.

On 21 Apr 1540 [her brother-in-law] Afonso Aviz (age 30) died.

On 20 Sep 1540 [her brother-in-law] Duarte Aviz (age 24) died.

On 12 Nov 1543 [her son-in-law] Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain (age 16) and [her daughter] Maria Aviz (age 16) were married at Salamanca. She the daughter of John III King Portugal (age 41) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 36). He the son of Charles V Holy Roman Emperor (age 43) and Isabel Aviz Queen Consort Spain. They were double first cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

On 12 Aug 1545 [her daughter] Maria Aviz (age 17) died from childbirth one month after giving birth to her son Carlos Habsburg Spain.

In 1552 [her son] John Manuel Aviz Prince Portugal (age 14) and [her daughter-in-law] Joanna of Austria Princess Portugal (age 16) were married. She the daughter of Charles V Holy Roman Emperor (age 51) and Isabel Aviz Queen Consort Spain. He the son of John III King Portugal (age 49) and Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 44). They were double first cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King Edward III of England.

Around 1552 Antonis Mor (age 35). Portrait of Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 44).

On 02 Jan 1554 [her son] John Manuel Aviz Prince Portugal (age 16) died.

On 12 Apr 1555 [her mother] Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile (age 76) died.

On 27 Nov 1555 [her brother-in-law] Louis Aviz (age 49) died.

On 11 Jun 1557 [her husband] John III King Portugal (age 55) died. His grandson Sebastian King Portugal (age 3) succeeded King Portugal: Aviz. Sebastian's paternal grandmother Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 50) acted as Regent during his minority being replaced by [her brother-in-law] Henrique Aviz Cardinal King Portugal (age 45) when she resigned in 1562.

On 10 Oct 1577 [her former sister-in-law] Maria of Portugal Duchess Viseu (age 56) died.

On 12 Feb 1578 Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal (age 71) died.

Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal 1507-1578 appears on the following Descendants Family Trees:

John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399

Isabella Queen Castile 1451-1504

Royal Ancestors of Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal 1507-1578

Kings Wessex: Great x 14 Grand Daughter of King Edmund "Ironside" I of England

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 19 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 21 Grand Daughter of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 19 Grand Daughter of Maredudd ab Owain King Deheubarth King Powys King Gwynedd

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Kings Scotland: Great x 12 Grand Daughter of Malcolm III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Daughter of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Daughter of Philip "The Fair" IV King France

Royal Descendants of Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal 1507-1578

Sebastian King Portugal x 1

Ancestors of Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal 1507-1578

GrandFather: Maximilian Habsburg I Holy Roman Emperor 3 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Eleanor Aviz Holy Roman Empress 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Father: Philip "Handsome Fair" King Castile 4 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: Charles "Bold" Valois Duke Burgundy 2 x Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

GrandMother: Mary Valois Duchess Burgundy 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Isabella Bourbon 5 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England

Catherine of Austria Queen Consort Portugal 4 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: John II King Aragon 7 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

GrandFather: Ferdinand II King Aragon 8 x Great Grand Son of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Juana Enríquez Queen Consort Aragon 8 x Great Grand Daughter of King Henry "Curtmantle" II of England

Mother: Joanna "The Mad" Trastámara Queen Castile 3 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandfather: John II King Castile Great Grand Son of King Edward III of England

GrandMother: Isabella Queen Castile 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England

Great x 1 Grandmother: Isabella Aviz Queen Consort Castile 2 x Great Grand Daughter of King Edward III of England