Castelo de Vide

Transfers of Possession

1273

Transfer of Possession

Afonso III of Portugal leaves the region to Infante D. Afonso de Portugal, brother of the future Dinis I of Portugal

Transfer of Possession

Donated to the Order of Avis under Fernando I of Portugal in exchange for Castro Marim

Building Activity

Date of Known Existance

(No Date) Settlement and fortification does not precede the "Christian Period"

Original Construction Date

(No Date) Settlement and fortification does not precede the "Christian Period"

1279

Reconstruction Date

Some time between Dinis I of Portugal's ascension to the throne and 1281, Infante D. Afonso de Portugal had Castelo de Vide walled

05/01/1281

Destruction Date

(Date unclear) Preventing a full assault, an embassy from the kingdom of Aragon proposed mitigated the contested sovereignty and suggested a marriage between Dinis I of Portugal and D. Isabel of Aragon. The intervention of this embassy (??) led to the destruction of much of the fortifications at Castelo de Vide

1289

Reconstruction Date

Dinis I of Portugal continued the construction of the wall began by his brother between 1279 and 1281

1310 - 1327

Reconstruction Date

Construction of castle under Alfonso IV of Portugal

1327

Reconstruction Date

Construction of the new castle completed in 1327, according to an epigraphic inscription on one of the doors (next to Run Direita)

1438 - 1481

Reconstruction Date

Fortifications added under Afonso V of Portugal

Military Activity

1148 - 12/31/1148

Muslim Conquest

Conquest by Muslim forces during the reign of Afonso I of Portugal

1180

Christian Reconquest

Reconquest by Alfonso I of Portugal

- 1299

Contested Sovereignty

Contested sovereignty between the royal brothers Dinis I of Portugal and Infante D. Afonso

04/01/1281

Other Conquest

In April of 1281, Dinis I of Portugal sieged Castelo de Vide

Charter/Treaty

1180

Charter

Charter granted by D. Pedro Annes

1226

Charter

Charter of Marvão includes Castelo de Vide in its terms

1310

Charter

In 1310, Dinis I of Portugal granted Castelo de Vide a charter

1512

Foral Novo Charter

Manuel I of Portugal granted Castelo de Vide the Foral Novo

Event Research by Brittany Forniotis

Fusion 360 Model by: Audrey Magnuson