Jorge de Lencastre, or George of Lencastre (Azeitão
) was the older son of Álvaro and Juliana of Lencastre
, 3rd Dukes of Aveiro
As heir of the Dukes of Aveiro, he was 3rd Marquis of Torres Novas and, due to King Philip I’s special grant, he also became the 1st Duke of Torres Novas.
However, he never inherited the Dukedom of Aveiro, once he died before his mother.
He married twice:
- in 1619, with Ana Dória Colonna (who died in 1620, daughter of André Dória, 3rd Prince of Melfi. They had no issue.
- the 2nd marriage with Ana Manrique de Cádenas (who died in Madrid in 1660) daughter of the Spanish 3rd Dukes of Maqueda. They had four children:
Genealogy of George of Lencastre, 1st Duke of Torres Novas, in Portuguese
”Nobreza de Portugal e do Brasil” – Vol. III, page 446. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon 1989.