Transfers of Possession

Building Activity

Reconstruction Date

(No Date) Roman conquest brought roads to the region and a small military garrison existed to guard the crossing of the river

Original Construction Date

(No Date) Settlement of the site dates to a prehistoric fort

Date of Known Existance

(No Date) Settlement of the site dates to a prehistoric fort

Roman Conquest

(No Date) Roman conquest brought roads to the region and a small military garrison existed to guard the crossing of the river

1190

Reconstruction Date

Afonso IX of Leon creates the municipality of Sabugal, granting a settlement charter and ordering the building of a new castle

09/13/1297 - 1303

Reconstruction Date

Following the Treaty of Alcanizes, Dinis I of Portugal orders the repair of the castle of Sabugal to consolidate the border defense. This work included the clearing of the space between the wall and castle (where houses were standing) and erecting and reinforcing walls. Works completed in 1303 under the direction of Frei Pedro of the Monastery of Alcobaça.

03/11/1512 - 1515

Reconstruction Date

During the reign of Manuel I of Portugal, Sabugal received 300,000 reais from the rents of Sabugal and Alfaiates to spend on restoration works. João Ortega was the master of the works / foreman. The work was completed in 1515 according to an inscription on the main gate of the village.

Military Activity

400

Other Conquest

Sabugal controlled by Germanic peoples (unclear if Suevi, Visigoths, or both)

700 - 1160

Muslim Conquest

Muslim forces controlled Sabugal from the 8th century through the Christian reconquest

1160

Christian Reconquest

Sabugal lands were possibly initially reconquered by Afonso I of Portugal in 1160

1160 - 12/31/1160

Muslim Conquest

Shortly after the reconquest by Afonso I of Portugal in 1160, Sabugal was lost to Muslim forces

1160

Christian Reconquest

Sometime after 1160, but prior to 1175, Afonso IX of Leon reconquered Sabugal and incorporated it into the municipality of Ciudad Rodrigo

1196

Other Conquest

Dinis I of Portugal conquers Sabugal and takes it for Portugal

Charter/Treaty

1190

Charter

Afonso IX of Leon creates the municipality of Sabugal, granting a settlement charter and ordering the building of a new castle

1196

Charter

Following the conquest of Dinis I of Portugal, the Crown grants Sabugal a charter

09/12/1297

Treaty of Alcanizes

Treaty of Alcanizes ensures Portugal's possession of Sabugal

09/13/1297 - 1303

Charter

Dinis I of Portugal established a charter to allow incentives for further settlement of Sabugal during the period of reconstruction.

06/01/1515

Foral Novo Charter

Manuel I of Portugal grants Sabugal the Foral Novo

Event Research by Brittany Forniotis

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