200. João de Bettencourt de Vasconcellos (I) (Francisco Bettencourt, Jean Bethencourt, Henri, Henri Bettencourt, Regnault Bethencourt, Jean, Jean, Jean, Regnault, Philippe, Jean) (suffix added for clarification)569,570,465,571,572,35,465,9,573,572,35,465,9 was also known as João Betancur de Vasconcellos .573 He was also known as João Bettencourt de Vasconcelos .9 He was also known as João de Béthencourt de Vasconcelos .571 He was born circa 1535 at Madeira.573,467,472 He left Madeira for Terceira with his father.573,467,465 He married Dona Maria de Vasconcellos da Câmara, daughter of Pedro Alvarez da Fonseca da Camera and Dona Andreza de Vasconcellos, at Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira.571,573,572,467,9,465 He was a knight of the Order of Christ.571,467 Cross of the Order of Christ He witnessed the conquest of Portugal by Phillip II of Spain in 1580 .574 He was a partisan of Philip II of Spain from 1580 to 1582.571,573,467,569 In Mar 1582 João de Bettencourt de Vasconcellos (I) was condemned and executed by beheading in the Praça Velha, Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira, for being a partisan of Philip II who was born in Spain and King of Portugal. Apparently, he had ridden through the streets of Angra on horseback shouting, "Real, real, viva el-Rei Filipe, rei de Castela e de Portugal.".571,573,569,467,575,465 Praça Velha & Tourada-picture
Dona Maria de Vasconcellos da Câmara467,572,573,465,465 was also known as Dona Maria da Camera .573 She was also known as Dona Maria d'a Camara .465 She was also known as Dona Maria de Vasconcelos da Câmara .571,9 She was born circa 1540 at Terceira.572 In 1583 King Philip II endowed her with 100$000 réis de tença.467,571 Children of João de Bettencourt de Vasconcellos (I) and Dona Maria de Vasconcellos da Câmara were as follows:
Bettencourts 1200-2000, Generation Twelve: João de Bettencourt de Vasconcellos (I), accessed 07 Feb 2014.
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