Prince Henry “The Navigator,” – His Adventurous Life as a Portuguese explorer

Prince Henry the Navigator, the duke of Viseu, was the third son of Jo˜ao I, who began the famous Aviz dynasty in Portugal (1385). Henry’s mother, Philippa of Lancaster, was the daughter of John of Gaunt, a prominent English nobleman. The marriage of Philippa and JoaoI started a centuries-long commercial and political relationship between Portugal and […]

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