Example sentences for: inês

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

  • Two churches worth a look are the Renaissance Igreja de São Bento, with its contrasting ceiling, part Moorish carved wood and part trompe l’oeil; and the Igreja de São Vicente, where Pedro I claimed to have married Inês de Castro (see page 45).

  • Across the river are the Convento de Santa Clara-a-Velha (Old St. Claire Convent, long under extensive restoration aimed at rescuing it from the river), where the lifeless Inês de Castro was crowned (see page 45), and the newer, uphill Convento de Santa Clara-a-Nova (New Convent), where the silver tomb of Isabel, the sainted queen of Dom Dinis, is located.

  • In the transept, about 30 m (100 ft) apart, are the tombs of Pedro I and Inês de Castro, their effigies facing each other and surrounded by attendant angels.

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

  • Nearby is the Quinta das Lágrimas estate, now an elegant hotel, where Inês was reputedly murdered.


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