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Alfonso XI Of Castile
Alfonso XI of Castile
Alfonso XI of Castile
(13 August 1311 – 26/27 March 1350), called the Avenger (el Justiciero), was the king of Castile, León and Galicia. He was the son of Ferdinand IV of Castile
Ferdinand IV of Castile
and his wife Constance of Portugal. Upon his father's death in 1312, several disputes ensued over who would hold regency, which were resolved in 1313. Once Alfonso was declared adult in 1325, he began a reign that would serve to strengthen royal power
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Froissart
Jean Froissart
Jean Froissart
(Old French, Middle French Jehan, c. 1337 – c. 1405) was a French-speaking medieval author and court historian from the Low Countries, who wrote several works, including Chronicles and Meliador, a long Arthurian romance, and a large body of poetry, both short lyrical forms, as well as longer narrative poems. For centuries, Froissart's Chronicles
Froissart's Chronicles
have been recognised as the chief expression of the chivalric revival of the 14th century Kingdom of England
England
and Kingdom of France
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Muslim
65–75% Sunni
Sunni
Islam[22][note 1] 10–13% Shia
Shia
Islam[22] 15–20% Non-denominational Islam[23] ~1% Ahmadiyya[24] ~1% Other Muslim
Muslim
traditions, e.g
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Jerez De La Frontera
Jerez
Jerez
de la Frontera (Spanish pronunciation: [xeˈɾeθ ðe la fɾonˈteɾa]), or simply Jerez
Jerez
(pronounced [xeˈɾeθ]), is a Spanish city and municipality in the province of Cádiz
Cádiz
in the autonomous community of Andalusia, in southwestern Spain, located midway between the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
and the Cádiz
Cádiz
Mountains. As of 2015[update], the city, the largest in the province, had a population of 212,876. It is the fifth largest in Andalusia, and has become the transportation and communications hub of the province, surpassing even Cádiz, the provincial capital, in economic activity. Jerez
Jerez
de la Frontera is also, in terms of land area, the largest municipality in the province, and its sprawling outlying areas are a fertile zone for agriculture
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Order Of Santiago
The Order of Santiago
Order of Santiago
(Galician: Orde de Santiago, Spanish: Orden de Santiago), also known as "The Order of St. James of the Sword," was founded in the 12th century, and owes its name to the national patron of Galicia and Spain, Santiago (St. James the Greater). Its initial objective was to protect the pilgrim of St. James' Way, to defend Christendom and to remove the Muslim Moors
Moors
from the Iberian Peninsula.[1] After the death of the Grand Master Alfonso de Cárdenas in 1493, the Catholic Monarchs
Catholic Monarchs
incorporated the Order into the Spanish Crown. Pope Adrian VI
Adrian VI
forever united the office of grandmaster of Santiago to the crown in 1523. The first Republic suppressed the Order in 1873 and, although it was re-established in the Restoration, it was reduced to a nobiliary institute of honorable character
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Ledesma, Salamanca
Ledesma (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈðezma]) is a town in the province of Salamanca (Spain). According to the 2016 census[2] there are 1,767 habitants. The municipality of Ledesma includes rural land and covers a total of 141.22 km2 (54.53 sq mi). Its altitude is 730 metres (2,400 ft) above sea level. Its Spanish postal code is 37100.Medieval bridge, Ledesma with the walled town in the backgroundIn ancient Roman times, the town was called Bletisa. It is possible that the Bletonesii lived in this area. See also[edit]List of municipalities in SalamancaReferences[edit]^ a b "Municipio:Ledesma". www.lasalina.es. Retrieved 2017-10-25.  ^ a b "Salamanca: Población por municipios y sexo". www.ine.es (in Spanish)
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Aguilar De Campoo
Aguilar de Campoo
Aguilar de Campoo
is a town in the province of Palencia, autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. It is close to the River Pisuerga
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Valladolid
Valladolid
Valladolid
(/ˌvælədəˈliːd, -ˈlɪd, bɑːjədəˈliːd/; Spanish: [baʎaðoˈlið] ( listen)) is a city in Spain and the de facto capital of the autonomous community of Castile and León. It has a population of 309,714 people (2013 est.),[2] making it Spain's 13th most populous municipality and northwestern Spain's biggest city. Its metropolitan area ranks 20th in Spain
Spain
with a population of 414,244 people in 23 municipalities. The city is situated at the confluence of the Pisuerga and Esgueva rivers 15 km before they join the Duero, and located within five winegrowing regions: Ribera del Duero, Rueda, Toro, Tierra de León, and Cigales. Valladolid
Valladolid
was originally settled in pre-Roman times by the Celtic Vaccaei
Vaccaei
people, and later the Romans themselves
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Eleanor Of Guzman
Eleanor
Eleanor
(usually pronounced /ˈɛlənɔːr/ in North America but /ˈɛlənər/ elsewhere, variants Elinor, Ellinor, Elenor, Eleanore, Eleanour, Eleonor(a), Éléonore among others; short form Leonor and variants) is a feminine given name. It was the name of a number of women of the high nobility in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages, originally from a Provençal name Aliénor. In modern times, the name was popularly given in the United States in the 1910s to 1920s, peaking at rank 25 in 1920
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Iberian Peninsula
The Iberian Peninsula
Peninsula
/aɪˈbɪəriən pəˈnɪnsjʊlə/,[a] also known as Iberia /aɪˈbɪəriə/,[b] is located in the southwest corner of Europe. The peninsula is principally divided between Portugal
Portugal
and Spain, comprising most of their territory. It also includes Andorra, and a small part of France
France
along the peninsula's northeastern edge, as well as Gibraltar
Gibraltar
on its south coast, a small peninsula that forms an overseas territory of the United Kingdom
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Marinid
The Marinid dynasty
Marinid dynasty
(Berber: Imrinen, Arabic: المرينيون‎ Marīniyūn) or Banu abd al-Haqq was a Sunni Muslim[3] dynasty of Zenata
Zenata
Berber descent that ruled Morocco
Morocco
from the 13th to the 15th century.[1][4] In 1244, the Marinid rulers overthrew the Almohad Caliphate, which controlled Morocco.[5] The Marinid dynasty
Marinid dynasty
briefly held sway over all the Maghreb
Maghreb
in the mid-14th century
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Reconquista
The Reconquista[a] (Spanish and Portuguese for the "reconquest") is a name used to describe the period in the history of the Iberian Peninsula of about 780 years between the Umayyad
Umayyad
conquest of Hispania in 711 and the fall of the Nasrid kingdom of Granada
Granada
to the expanding Christian kingdoms in 1492
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Marinid Dynasty
The Marinid dynasty
Marinid dynasty
(Berber: Imrinen, Arabic: المرينيون‎ Marīniyūn) or Banu abd al-Haqq was a Sunni Muslim[3] dynasty of Zenata
Zenata
Berber descent that ruled Morocco
Morocco
from the 13th to the 15th century.[1][4] In 1244, the Marinid rulers overthrew the Almohad Caliphate, which controlled Morocco.[5] The Marinid dynasty
Marinid dynasty
briefly held sway over all the Maghreb
Maghreb
in the mid-14th century
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Peter Of Castile, Lord Of Cameros
Peter of Castile, in Spanish Pedro de Castilla (Valladolid, 1290 – Pinos Puente, 25 June 1319), was an infante of Castile, a younger son of King Sancho IV and his wife María de Molina. He held the lordships (señoríos) of Cameros, Almazán, Berlanga, Monteagudo and Cifuentes and was the mayordomo of his brother, King Ferdinand IV of Castile. During the minority of his nephew Alfonso XI, he shared the regency of Castile with his mother and uncle, John el de Tarifa, between 1313 and his death. Peter married María, a daughter of King James II of Aragon. Their only child, Blanche, was born after Peter's death. Although she was betrothed to King Peter I of Portugal, the marriage never took place. In 1313, an agreement reached at Palazuelos divided the regency of the young Alfonso XI
Alfonso XI
between Peter, John and María, with the men being described as tutores. This was confirmed by a cortes at Burgos
Burgos
in 1315
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