Portuguese Interregnum illustrated in animatic (cont’d). After the death of Ferdiand I of Portugal, no monarch rule the country Count Andeiro has been murdered. Queen Leonor Telles de Meneses is expelled. John, Grand Master of the Order of Aviz is left with his general Nuno Álvares Pereira to lead a rebellion to prevent Portugal becoming virtually annexed by Castile. John I of Castile leaves the metaphorical chessboard chamber.