Duke of the Infantado (Spanish: Duque del Infantado) is a Spanish peerage title that was granted to Diego Hurtado de Mendoza y Figueroa, son of Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st Marquis of Santillana, by the Catholic Monarchs, Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile, on 22 July 1475.

Dukedom of the Infantado
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Creation date22 July 1475
MonarchIsabella I
PeeragePeerage of Spain
First holderDiego Hurtado de Mendoza y Figueroa
Present holderAlmudena Arteaga y del Alcázar[1]

The Dukes of the Infantado remained an important family throughout Spanish history.
The family counts 7 Knights in the Order of the Golden Fleece and one Prime Minister of Spain (the 13th Duke).

Diego Hurtado de Mendoza built the New Castle of Manzanares el Real. Later the seat of the Dukes of the Infantado moved to the Palacio del Infantado in Guadalajara.

List of holdersEdit

House of MendozaEdit

House of AlbaEdit

Other FamiliesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] BOE
  2. ^ https://www.vanitatis.elconfidencial.com/famosos/2018-06-10/duque-del-infantado-muere-almudena-de-arteaga_1576688/
  3. ^ "BOE.es - Documento BOE-A-2018-15717". boe.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-11-19.

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