Curiosity of Sancho I, the Settler (Portugal)

Kirgonix Pereira

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Sancho I (Coimbra, 11 November 1154 — Santarém, 26 March 1211), nicknamed the Settler, was the second King of Portugal from 1185 until his death.
He was the son of King Afonso Henriques and his wife Mafalda de Saboia.
He promoted and sponsored the settlement of the country's territories, highlighting the foundation of the city of Guarda, in 1199, and the granting of charters in Beira and Trás-os-Montes: Gouveia (1186), Covilhã (1186), Viseu (1187), Bragança (1187), São Vicente da Beira (1195) and Belmonte (1199), thus populating remote areas of the kingdom, in particular with immigrants from Flanders* and Burgundy**.
The people of flanders (The Franks were originally a Germanic people who lived near the Lower Rhine, on the northern frontier of the late Roman Empire and a burgundy has frankish germans dna, so it's normal we Portuguese People got high % of scandinavian/center europe/germanic dna.

*The Franks were originally a Germanic people who lived near the Lower Rhine, on the northern frontier of the late Roman Empire (Actual Flanders)
** House of Burgundy was a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty,
 

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