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ALPHONSO III

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 733 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ALPHONSO III., son of Alphonso II., was born in 1210, and succeeded his brother, Sancho II., in 1248. Besides making war upon the Moors, he was, like his father, frequently embroiled with the church. In his reign Algarve became part of Portugal. He died in 1279.
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