History of Roman Catholicism in Spain

As Rome declined, Germanic tribes invaded most of the lands of the former empire. In the years following 410 Spain was taken over by the Visigoths who had been converted to Arian Christianity aro...
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Toledo Old Town - Spain - World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Ferries to Spain: http://ferriesspain.net/ Toledo is a municipality located in central Spain, 70 km south of Madrid. It is the capital of the province of Tol...
Kingdom of Asturias - Asturian Pre-Romanesque ♱ Prerrománico Asturiano
Pre-Romanesque architecture in Asturias is framed between the years 711 and 910, the period of the rise, extension and disappearance of the kingdom of Asturias.
Councils of Toledo - Toledo Old Town - Spain - World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Ferries to Spain: http://ferriesspain.net/ Toledo is a municipality located in central Spain, 70 km south of Madrid. It is the capital of the province of Tol...
Queen Isabella I
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Councils of Toledo
Councils of Toledo (Concilia toletana). From the 5th century to the 7th century, about thirty synods, variously counted, were held at Toledo in what would come to be part of Spain. The earliest, dir...
Reconquista
The Reconquista ("reconquest") is a period of approximately 781 years in the history of the Iberian Peninsula, after the Islamic conquest in 711 to the fall of Granada, the last Islamic state on the p...
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Spanish Inquisition
The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in 1478...
Spanish Inquisition - Wikipedia
Alhambra Decree
The Alhambra Decree (also known as the Edict of Expulsion) was an edict issued on 31 March 1492 by the joint Catholic Monarchs of Spain (Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon) ordering the ...
Alhambra Decree - Wikipedia
Ferdinand and Isabella
The Catholic Monarchs (Spanish: Reyes Católicos) is the joint title used in history for Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon. They were both from the House of Trastámara an...
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Suppression of the Society of Jesus
The suppression of the Jesuits in the Portuguese Empire, France, the Two Sicilies, Malta, Parma and the Spanish Empire by 1767 was a result of a series of political moves in each polity rather than a ...
Suppression of the Society of Jesus - Wikipedia
Catholic Church and the Spanish Civil War
Catholicism in the Second Spanish Republic was an important area of dispute, and tensions between the Catholic hierarchy and the Republic were apparent from the beginning - the establishment of the Re...
Catholic Church and the Spanish Civil War - Wikipedia
Concordat of 1953
The Concordat of 1953 was the last classic concordat of the Roman Catholic Church. Concluded by Spain (under the regime of Francisco Franco) with the Vatican, together with the Pact of Madrid, signed...
Mozarabic language
Mozarabic, more accurately Andalusi Romance, was a continuum of closely related Romance dialects spoken in Muslim-dominated areas of the Iberian Peninsula. Mozarabic descends from Late Latin and early...
William I, Count of Holland
William I (c. 1167, The Hague – 4 February 1222), Count of Holland from 1203 to 1222. He was the younger son of Floris III and Ada of Huntingdon.
William was raised in Scotland. He started a...
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Battle of Golpejera
The Battle of Golpejera also known as Golpejar, was an internecine battle among Christian kingdoms fought in early January, 1072. King Sancho II of Castile (the Strong) defeated the forces of his brot...
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Granada War
The Granada War (Spanish: Guerra de Granada) was a series of military campaigns between 1482 and 1492, during the reign of the Catholic Monarchs (los Reyes Católicos) Isabella I of Castile and Fer...
Granada War - Wikipedia
Morayma
Maryam bint Ibrahim al-athar (1467–1493) was the last sultana of Granada as the spouse of Muhammad XII of Granada. She has been used as an inspiration by many authors and often portrayed within fictio...
Morayma - Wikipedia
Joan of Aza
Juana de Aza is the name gradually developed in hagiographical tradition for the mother of Saint Dominic. In the final form of this tradition, she is said to have been born in 1135 in Haza and to have...
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Pelagius of Asturias
Pelagius (Spanish: Pelayo; c. 685 – 737) was a Visigothic nobleman who founded the Kingdom of Asturias, ruling it from 718 until his death. Through his victory at the Battle of Covadonga, he is cr...
Pacian
Saint Pacian (Pacianus) (Catalan: Sant Pacià) (c. 310–391 AD) was a bishop of Barcelona during the fourth century. He was bishop from about 365 AD to 391 AD, succeeding Praetextatus (Pretextat), ...
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Elizabeth of Aragon
Elizabeth of Aragon, more commonly known as Elizabeth of Portugal, T.O.S.F. (1271 – 4 July 1336; Elisabet in Catalan, Isabel in Aragonese, Portuguese and Spanish), was queen consort of Portugal, a ter...
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Kingdom of León
The Kingdom of León ([leˈon]; Leonese:Reinu de Llión, Spanish: Reino de León, Galician: Reino de León, Portuguese: Reino de Leão, Latin: Regnum Legionense) was an independent kingdom s...
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Theresa, Countess of Portugal
Theresa of Portugal (Portuguese: Teresa; Galician-Portuguese: Tareja) (1080 – 11 November 1130) was the Countess of Portugal. She rebelled against vassalage to the Kingdom of León, and was refe...
Theresa, Countess of Portugal - Wikipedia
García Garcés de Aza
García Garcés de Aza (Latin: Garsias Garsie de Aza; floruit 1126–1159) was a Castilian magnate "renowned for his wealth and dullness", yet "a prominent figure in the later Andalusian campaigns of ...
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Gerónimo de Santa Fe
Jerónimo de Santa Fe (fl. 1400-1430) (born Yehosúa ben Yosef ibn Vives) was a Spanish physician and religious writer who after conversion to Catholicism, wrote in Latin as Hieronymus de Sancta Fide (J...
Thomas of Villanova
St. Thomas of Villanova O.S.A. (1488–1555) was a Spanish friar of the Order of Saint Augustine who was a noted preacher, ascetic and religious writer of his day. He became an archbishop who was famou...
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Pope Pius XI and Spain
Foreign relations between Pope Pius XI and Spain were very tense, especially because they occurred within the context of the Spanish Civil War and the period of troubles preceding it.
The Republic...