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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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.
Kingdom of Asturias
The Kingdom of Asturias (Latin: Regnum Asturorum) was a kingdom in the Iberian Peninsula founded in 718 by Visigothic nobleman Pelagius of Asturias (Spanish: Pelayo). It was the first Christia...
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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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Mozarab
The Mozarabs (Spanish: mozárabes [moˈθaɾaβes]; Portuguese: moçárabes [muˈsaɾɐβɨʃ]; Catalan: mossàrabs [muˈsaɾəps]; Arabic: مستعرب‎ trans. musta'rab, "Arabized") were Iberian Chri...
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Diego López II de Haro
Diego López II de Haro called the Good or the Bad (b. 1162 – 16 October 1214). Son of Lope Diaz I de Haro, count of Nájera (b. 1126–1170) and of countess Aldonza. He was a first rank magnate in the k...
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Sisnando Davides
Sisnando (or Sesnando) Davides (also Davídez, Davídiz, or Davidiz, and sometimes just David; died 25 August 1091) was a Mozarab nobleman and military leader of the Reconquista, born in Tentúgal, near ...
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Battle of Roncevaux Pass
The Battle of Roncevaux Pass (French and English spelling, Roncesvalles in Spanish, Orreaga in Basque) was a battle in 778 in which Roland, prefect of the Breton March and commander of the rear guard ...
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County of Coimbra
The County of Coimbra (Portuguese: Condado de Coimbra) was a political entity consisting of the lands of Coimbra, Viseu, Lamego and Santa Maria da Feira, in modern Portugal. It arose within the Ki...
Battle of Simancas
The Battle of Simancas (also called Alhandega or al-Khandaq) was a military battle that started on July 19, 939, in the Iberian Peninsula between the troops of the king of León Ramiro II and Cordovan ...
Battle of Cervera
The Battle of Cervera took place near Espinosa de Cervera on 29 July 1000 between the Christian troops of counts Sancho García of Castile and García Gómez of Saldaña and the Muslim Caliphate of Córdob...
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Repoblación
The Repoblación ([repoβlaˈθjon]; [repoβlaˈθjoŋ]; Portuguese: Repovoação, [ʁɛpuvuɐˈsɐ̃w]) was the ninth-century repopulating of a large region between the River Duero and the Cantabrian Mountains w...
Battle of Granada
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...
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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...
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Shepherds' Crusade (1251)
The Shepherds' Crusade of 1251 was a popular movement in northern France aimed at rescuing King Louis IX during the Seventh Crusade.
In 1249, Saint Louis IX of France was away on crusade leaving h...
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...
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...
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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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Ferdinand III of Castile
Ferdinand III (1199 or 1201 – 30 May 1252) was King of Castile from 1217 and King of León from 1230 as well as King of Galicia from 1231. He was the son of Alfonso IX of León and Berenguela of Castile...
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Sancho I of Portugal
Sancho I ([ˈsɐ̃ʃu]), nicknamed "the Populator" (Portuguese: "o Povoador"), King of Portugal (11 November 1154 – 26 March 1212) was the second but only surviving legitimate son and fourth child of ...
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Rodrigo Ponce de León, Duke of Cádiz
Rodrigo Ponce de Leon, Marquis de Cadiz (1443-1492) was one of the Castilian military leaders in the conquest of Granada. In 1482 he led the Castilian forces that captured Boabdil. He had earlier be...
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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