Biography of King of Portugal Alfonso II (1185-1223)

King of Portugal, son of Sancho I, born in 1185 and died in 1223. He/She ascended the throne in 1211. He/She attended the battle of the Navas in 1212, called cuts in Coimbra, enacted several laws to protect individual freedom and properties, abolish burdensome taxes, fix the civil rights of the inhabitants and set the powers of the clergy, for whose sake the Archbishop of Braga anathematized him and, despite the intervention of the Pope Honorio III, died excommunicated. It was Prince human and beneficial and, inter alia, adopted the ban that the death sentences be run within twenty days, so that it could take place at forgiveness.