Transfers of Possession

06/04/1398 - 06/04/1398

Transfer of Possession

João I of Portugal donates these domains to his son, Infante Afonso de Portugal

Building Activity

1187

Original Construction Date

Sancho I of Portugal granted a charter letter to São Paio de Piconha raising the area to a village. The construction of the castle is believed to have been begun at this time

1221

Destruction Date

Afonso IX of Leão conquered Chaves and razed Piconha

1388

Reconstruction Date

João I of Portugal orders the castle rebuilt

Military Activity

1221

Other Conquest

Afonso IX of Leão conquered Chaves and razed Piconha

Charter/Treaty

1187

Charter

Sancho I of Portugal granted a charter letter to São Paio de Piconha raising the area to a village. The construction of the castle is believed to have been begun at this time

1187

Charter

Sancho I of Portugal granted a charter letter to São Paio de Piconha raising the area to a village. The construction of the castle is believed to have been begun at this time

05/05/1325

Charter

Afonso IV of Portugal granted Piconha a charter

1515

Foral Novo Charter

Manuel I of Portugal grants Piconha the Foral Novo

Event Sources: Fortalezas.org, Wikipedia

Event Research by Brittany Forniotis

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