1415 – The Black Death and the Death of Queen Filipa of Lencastre

The Black Death devastated Portugal, especially the cities of Lisbon and Porto, when preparations were underway for the conquest of Ceuta.
On the eve of the expedition’s departure, Queen Filipa of Lencastre died on 19th July 1415, at Odivelas Monastery, victim of this epidemic.
Book ”Por Terras de El-Rei D. Dinis” by Maria Máxima Vaz
Blog “História de Portugal”
Picture extracted from “VIX” – #26 Peste Negra