Infante José became the new crown prince, being given the titles Prince of Brazil and 16th Duke of Braganza. Benedita became crown princess with the title Princess of Brazil. The marriage was mentioned as shocking by some foreign visitors to Portugal at the time, but there were no opposition to it in Portugal. 
Maximiliano de Wittelsbach (Maximilian Herzog in Bayern; [nota 1] Bamberg, 4 de diciembre de 1808-Múnich, 15 de noviembre de 1888), fue un noble bávaro, perteneciente a una rama secundaria de la Casa de Wittelsbach, la de los condes palatinos de Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld-Gelnhausen, que ostentaban el ducado en, y no de Baviera.
García Oro, José (1987): Galicia en los siglos XIV y XV. Fundación "Pedro Barrie de la Maza, Conde de Fenosa", A Coruña. ISBN 84-85728-59-9. (in Spanish) Varela Fernandes, Carla (2009): The Image of a King. Analysis of the tomb of King D. Fernando I. Carmo Archaeological Museum/Portuguese Archaeologists Association, Lisbon. (English ed.)
Dom Luís I (31 October 1838, in Lisbon – 19 October 1889, in Cascais), known as The Popular (Portuguese: O Popular) was a member of the ruling House of Braganza, and King of Portugal from 1861 to 1889.
25/03/1996 · The Franco-Iberian Royals Message Board [ Post a Message] D. Afonso, Prince of Beira, Duke of Barcelos * 25 March 1996. This is a messageboard for those who want to discuss the Royals in Spain, the Princely family of Monaco, and the formerly reigning Royal House of Portugal and Royal and Imperial Houses of France.
Queens, a borough of New York City, was supposedly named after Catherine of Braganza since she was queen when Queens County was established in 1683. Queens' naming is consistent with those of Kings County (the borough of Brooklyn, originally named after her husband, King Charles II) and Richmond County (the borough of Staten Island, named after his illegitimate son, the 1st Duke of Richmond ).
Isabel was appointed regent with full powers to govern Brazil in the Emperor's absence, though prime minister José Paranhos, Viscount of Rio Branco, and Gaston were expected to hold the reins of power in reality. Following the abolition of slavery in the United States, Pedro II was committed to a gradual program of liberation.