Outeiro

Transfers of Possession

Roman Conquest

(No Date) Occupation attested to the Roman period, likely an "agricultural establishment of a private individual"

1443

Transfer of Possession

The regent D. Pedro ordered the mayor of the castle to hand it over to the Duke of Bragança

06/28/1449

Transfer of Possession

Afonso V of Portugal donates the castles of Outeiro, Chaves, Miranda, and Bragança to the Duke of Bragança

Building Activity

Date of Known Existance

(No Date) Occupation attested to the Roman period, likely an "agricultural establishment of a private individual"

1279

Reconstruction Date

Current configuration of the castle dates to a rebuilding during the reign of Dinis I of Portugal (1279-1325)

1414

Reconstruction Date

João I of Portugal granted an exemption from paying tribute to all of those who built houses within the castle walls and "then finished rebuilding." This reconstruction period increased the population in the area

1493

Reconstruction Date

João II of Portugal "within the corrections of the fortresses of "Trallos Montes"" ordered the reconstruction of the castle's defenses

1509

Abandonment Date

Around the time that Duarte de Armas documents the fortification of Outeiro, Manuel I of Portugal grants the village a charter to move from the hillside to the valley. This marks the beginning of the progressive abandonment and ruin of the castle.

1509

Abandonment Date

Around the time that Duarte de Armas documents the fortification of Outeiro, Manuel I of Portugal grants the village a charter to move from the hillside to the valley. This marks the beginning of the progressive abandonment and ruin of the castle.

Military Activity

05/01/1369

Fernandine Wars

In the summer of 1369, Henry II of Castile invaded during the First Fernandine War. A later petition from the inhabitants asked Fernando I of Portugal to repair the damage to the castle

11/01/1386

Succession Crisis

During the winter of 1386, it is believed that the castle was conquered by the forces of João I of Portugal as part of the aftermath of the Succession Crisis of 1383-1385.

Charter/Treaty

1414

Charter

João I of Portugal granted an exemption from paying tribute to all of those who built houses within the castle walls and "then finished rebuilding." This reconstruction period increased the population in the area

1509

Charter

Around the time that Duarte de Armas documents the fortification of Outeiro, Manuel I of Portugal grants the village a charter to move from the hillside to the valley. This marks the beginning of the progressive abandonment and ruin of the castle.

Event Research by Brittany Forniotis

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