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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....
Illustrious sevillana women. Catalina de Ribera and Hurtado de Mendoza. The date of her birth is not known, but the date of her death: on 13 January 1505 Catalina de Ribera died. Her body has not rested in much peace, as it was placed in a sepulchre in the Monastery of Santa María de las Cuevas,...
We comment monthly a book that will take you to Seville, whether if you are on your couch, or maybe in your way to Seville!! Today “Revenge in Seville”, by Matilde Asensi. It is the second volume of the trilogy of Martin Silver Eye. I will not tell anything to not spoil the book’s plot. I will only...

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