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Peter the 1st of Castile reigned in Castile and the territories conquered by his ancestors from 1334 until his death in 1369. Before going deeper into one of the most picturesque kings of Spanish history, we must situate ourselves in situation: In the 14th Century, Spain was still divided into...
San Luis Street is one of those places where one does not expect to find so many places of high historical importance. Being somewhat a bit far from the monumental area, it’s not usually crowded by tourists. It begins in San Marcos Square and ends at Macarena's Gate, a knot in which converge...
Before we deepen in the history behind this conspiracy of this family, we need to know: Who were The Montpensier? Well, that name comes from a noble tittle belonging to one region in France, a small village name Montpensier. It has belonged to different noble houses like: House Thiern, House...
I've been wanting to write an article about the Cathedral of Seville long time, and the thing is that inside this pile of stone there are some of the most impressive hidden treasures of the city, usually unknown by most sevillians. Our duty and job is to discover all this secrets to the people who...
On May 9, 1679, Miguel Mañara died in his apartments in the Hospital de la Caridad, accompanied by two poor people and their brothers of Charity. He left us an immense legacy: a hospital that was the most important charity in the city and still active today, serving elderly people in need; and an...
The princess Wallada Wallada bint al Mustakfi  was a poet and an Andalusi princess of the Omeya dynasty, born in Cordoba in the year of 994 , and died at the age of 97 when the Almoravide´s army was entering the city. Her father was the Califa al-Mustakfi  and her mother, Amina, a Christian slave....

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