Transfers of Possession

1289

Transfer of Possession

Castelo Rodrigo donated to Prince Pedro, son of Afonso X of Leon and Castile

1296

Transfer of Possession

Dinis I of Portugal reclaimed Castelo Rodrigo

11/29/1389

Transfer of Possession

After the signing of "Tratado de Monção", Portugal received Castelo Rodrigo back from João I Castela

06/25/1508

Transfer of Possession

Castelo Rodrigo receives Foral Novo and is raised to the county seat. Manuel I of Portugal donates Castelo Rodrigo to his son, Prince Duarte of Portugal, 4th Duke of Guimarães. Castle is subsequently repaired.

Building Activity

Date of Known Existance

(Date Issue) Region inhabited from 5th century BCE

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Original Construction Date

Roman conquest and occupation. Construction of at least nine "villas", two bridges, and Roman roads. "The so-called “ Torre das Águias ” will have its origin in a Roman temple from the 2nd century, whose enclosure was later adapted to military functions."

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Roman Conquest

Roman conquest and occupation. Construction of at least nine "villas", two bridges, and Roman roads. "The so-called “ Torre das Águias ” will have its origin in a Roman temple from the 2nd century, whose enclosure was later adapted to military functions."

600

Reconstruction Date

In the context of the Christian Reconquest, a wall with turrets is built (cubelos)

1208

Reconstruction Date

Following conquest of region by Afonso IX of Leon, a castle was built to help defend the border in Ribacoa

09/12/1297

Reconstruction Date

After signing the Alcanizes Treaty, Dinis renovated and reinforced the castle. Construction of the "mena tower", the barbican, the opening of the moats and cistern, and the reconstruction of the village wall with 13 turrets, all date to this period

09/12/1297

Reconstruction Date

After signing the Alcanizes Treaty, Dinis renovated and reinforced the castle. Construction of the "mena tower", the barbican, the opening of the moats and cistern, and the reconstruction of the village wall with 13 turrets, all date to this period

05/23/1373

Reconstruction Date

Fernando I of Portugal granted a "carta de feira" and shortly afterwards ordered the repair of the walls

1447

Reconstruction Date

Castle wall renovated with mortar following report made at the Cortes de Évora of 1447 stating that two sections of wall had collapsed (due to being made of the poor quality stone of the region)

1485

Reconstruction Date

In January of 1485, João II of Portugal orders repairs to be made and architectural interventions made to allow for the provision of artillery. Diogo de Azambuja was in charge of this commission.

1500

Reconstruction Date

Under Manuel I of Portugal, Francisco Danzillo started the reconstruction of the keep

05/07/1517

Reconstruction Date

Castle is subsequently repaired: "The residents of the Municipality were responsible for the conservation of the fortification, contributing with labor"

Military Activity

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Roman Conquest

Roman conquest and occupation. Construction of at least nine "villas", two bridges, and Roman roads. "The so-called “ Torre das Águias ” will have its origin in a Roman temple from the 2nd century, whose enclosure was later adapted to military functions."

600

Christian Reconquest

In the context of the Christian Reconquest, a wall with turrets is built (cubelos)

700 - 12/31/0800

Muslim Conquest

(No Date) Cistern with horseshoe arch door is testimony to Muslim occupation

1208

Other Conquest

Region conquered by Afonso IX of Leon

1252

Other Conquest

Afonso III of Portugal invaded Ribacoa, taking Castelo Rodrigo

1296

Other Conquest

Dinis I of Portugal reclaimed Castelo Rodrigo

1383

Succession Crisis

Castelo Rodrigo refused João I of Portugal entry during the Succession Crisis. After the crisis ended, Castelo Rodrigo was punished with a "Defamed' coat of arms and the change of date of the Fair

Charter/Treaty

09/12/1209

Charter

Afonso IX of Leon grants a charter to Castelo Rodrigo creating the "Concelho Perfeito"

1296

Charter

Dinis I of Portugal confirms the charters of Afonso IX of Leon

09/12/1297

Treaty of Alcanizes

After signing the Alcanizes Treaty, Dinis renovated and reinforced the castle. Construction of the "mena tower", the barbican, the opening of the moats and cistern, and the reconstruction of the village wall with 13 turrets, all date to this period

05/23/1373

Charter

Fernando I of Portugal granted a "carta de feira" and shortly afterwards ordered the repair of the walls

1438

Charter

Privileges of the village confirmed in a charter in 1438

11/19/1449

Charter

Privileges of village reconfirmed with a charter

05/12/1451

Charter

Privileges of village reconfirmed with a charter

1476

Charter

Village integrated into the Casa de Marialva

06/25/1508

Foral Novo Charter

Castelo Rodrigo receives Foral Novo and is raised to the county seat. Manuel I of Portugal donates Castelo Rodrigo to his son, Prince Duarte of Portugal, 4th Duke of Guimarães. Castle is subsequently repaired.

Event Research by Brittany Forniotis

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