Castro Laboreiro

Transfers of Possession

900

Christian Reconquest

"At the time of Christian reconquest" Afonso III de Leão donated the domain of Laboreiro to Count D. Hermenegildo in the first half of the tenth century

900

Transfer of Possession

"At the time of Christian reconquest" Afonso III de Leão donated the domain of Laboreiro to Count D. Hermenegildo in the first half of the tenth century

1319

Transfer of Possession

Control of the castle given to the Order of Christ in 1319

Building Activity

Date of Known Existance

(No Date) -Region has been occupied since prehistory

Original Construction Date

(No Date) Initial castle attributable to the Romans

955

Reconstruction Date

Medieval castle built per the initiative of San Rosendo - unclear if on foundations of Roman castle or if in new location

1145 - 12/31/1211

Reconstruction Date

Afonso I of Portugal makes defensive repairs that are concluded under the reign of Sancho I of Portugal (1185-1211)

1212

Destruction Date

Castle destroyed by invasion of troops from the Kingdom of Leão

1290

Reconstruction Date

Castle rebuilt during the reign of Dinis I of Portugal

Military Activity

Roman Conquest

(No Date) - Initial castle attributable to the Romans

1140

Other Conquest

D. Afonso Henriques, future Afonso I of Portugal, conquered Laboreiro

1212

Other Conquest

Castle destroyed by invasion of troops from the Kingdom of Leão

1385

Other Conquest

Following the conquest of Melgaço (in the 14th century) João I of Portugal used Castro Laboreiro as a base to fight the incursions of Castilian forces from Galicia

Charter/Treaty

01/15/1271

Charter

Afonso III of Portugal grants Castro Laboreiro a charter and elevated it to a village. Charter grants a privilege that prevents soldiers from being recruited here.

11/20/1513

Foral Novo Charter

Manuel I of Portugal grants the Foral Novo and changes the name to Castro Laboreiro

Event Research by Brittany Forniotis

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