Example sentences for: afonso

How can you use “afonso” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Afonso V married his cousin Isabel in this small church in 1441, when they were mere children (he was 10, she all of eight).

  • The dauntless Afonso Henriques conquered it for the Christians in 1147, a major victory in the reconquest of Portugal.

  • Two years later, the Portuguese sent their fleet, led by Afonso de Albuquerque, to seize Melaka.

  • The church holds the tombs of Portugal’s first and second kings, Afonso Henriques and Sancho I, and the Claustro del Silencio (Cloister of Silence) is lined with pretty arches and colorful azulejos.

  • Pedro and Inês lived a tragic love story that ended with her murder — ordered by Pedro’s father, King Afonso IV.

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