Arronches

Transfers of Possession

Date of Known Existance

(Date Issue) Region came under Roman control between the 2nd c. BCE -1st c. BCE

Roman Conquest

(Date Issue) Region came under Roman control between the 2nd c. BCE -1st c. BCE

1236 - 1242

Transfer of Possession

Donated to the Cannon of the Order of Saint Augustine

1273

Transfer of Possession

Afonso III of Portugal donated Arronches to his son, Infante D. Afonso de Portugal, brother of the future Dinis I of Portugal

Building Activity

37

Original Construction Date

Roman settlement founded during the reign of Caligula, by the Caia stream

06/16/1255

Reconstruction Date

In a settlement charter, Afonso III orders the construction of a new castle on top of the Roman fortress

1310

Reconstruction Date

Defensive structure rebuilt under Dinis I

Military Activity

714 - 12/31/0800

Muslim Conquest

Muslim presence in area known as early as 714

1166

Christian Reconquest

Reconqured by forces of Afonso I of Portugal

1190 - 12/31/1190

Muslim Conquest

Reconquered by Almohad forces under the command of the Caliph Abu Lúçufe Lacube Almançor while Sancho I of Portugal ruled

1235

Christian Reconquest

Recovered by Portugal under Sancho II

1242

Christian Reconquest

Integrated into Portuguese territory with the reconquest by D. Paio Peres Correia, Master of the Order of Santiago

1279 - 10/01/1299

Contested Sovereignty

Contested sovereignty between brothers (Dinis I of Portugal and Infante D. Afonso)

10/01/1299

Other Conquest

Dinis I of Portugal marched on Infante D. Afonso in Arronches

1383

Succession Crisis

Castilian forces take possession of Arronches during Crisis of Succession

1384

Succession Crisis

Reconquered by Nuno Álvares Pereira, future constable of Portugal

Charter/Treaty

06/16/1255

Charter

In a settlement charter Afonso III orders the construction of a new castle on top of the Roman fortress

06/16/1255

Charter

In a settlement charter, Afonso III orders the construction of a new castle on top of the Roman fortress

1325

Charter

Arronches given privileges to grow its population by Afonso IV of Portugal

1385

Charter

João I of Portugal grants Arronches privileges to grow its population

06/01/1512

Foral Novo Charter

Manuel I of Portugal grants Arronches the Foral Novo

Event Research by Brittany Forniotis

Fusion 360 Model by: Audrey Magnuson