Example sentences for: afonso

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

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

  • Afonso Henriques, the first King of Portugal, is said to have been born in the castle and baptized nearby, in the small Romanesque Igreja de São Miguel do Castelo.

  • After the victory, Count Afonso Henriques proclaimed himself the first king of Portugal, making it one of the first nation-states in Europe.

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

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

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