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Inês de Castro and Pedro I of Portugal


Tomb of Ines de Castro at the monastery Mosteiro de Santa Maria. UNESCO World Heritage List, 1989   DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / De Agostini/Getty Images
Tomb of Ines de Castro at the monastery Mosteiro de Santa Maria. UNESCO World Heritage List, 1989 DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / De Agostini/Getty Images

When Prince Pedro of Portugal was married off in the 1300s, he only had eyes for his new wife's lady in waiting. The story of Inês and Pedro's love has everything: romance, deception, murder, and a corpse crowned as queen.

Topics in this Podcast: tragedy, exhumations, 14th Century, love stories


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