Vila Nova de Cerveira

Transfers of Possession

1242

Transfer of Possession

Vila Nova de Cerveira was part of the dowry of Mécia de Haro, who married Sancho II of Portugal sometime between 1242 and 1245

1476

Transfer of Possession

Afonso V of Portugal gifted the village and viscounty to D. Leonel de Lima and he reinforced the defenses

Building Activity

1229

Date of Known Existance

Charter confirmed by Sancho II of Portugal to the village of Elvas, naming Pedro Novaes as the mayor of Castelo de Cerveira - first mention of fortification in area

1229

Original Construction Date

Charter confirmed by Sancho II of Portugal to the village of Elvas, naming Pedro Novaes as the mayor of Castelo de Cerveira - first mention of fortification in area

10/01/1321

Reconstruction Date

Dinis I of Portugal granted a charter, raising Vila Nova De Cerveira to a village to encourage settlement. Improvements and expansions in defense date to this period

10/01/1321

Reconstruction Date

Dinis I of Portugal granted a charter, raising Vila Nova De Cerveira to a village to encourage settlement. Improvements and expansions in defense date to this period

1367

Reconstruction Date

Barbican constructed at the end of the 14th or beginning of the 15th century (dated to reign of either Fernando I or Joao I).

1476

Reconstruction Date

Afonso V of Portugal gifted the village and viscounty to D. Leonel de Lima and he reinforced the defenses

1476

Reconstruction Date

Afonso V of Portugal gifted the village and viscounty to D. Leonel de Lima and he reinforced the defenses

1512

Reconstruction Date

Manuel I of Portugal reinforces the defenses

Military Activity

04/01/1385

Succession Crisis

Conquest of site by Constable D. Nuno Alvares Periera in the name of the new sovereign following the Succession Crisis of 1383-1385

Charter/Treaty

1229

Charter

Charter confirmed by Sancho II of Portugal to the village of Elvas, naming Pedro Novaes as the mayor of Castelo de Cerveira - first mention of fortification in area

1229

Charter

Charter confirmed by Sancho II of Portugal to the village of Elvas, naming Pedro Novaes as the mayor of Castelo de Cerveira - first mention of fortification in area

10/01/1321

Charter

Dinis I of Portugal granted a charter, raising Vila Nova De Cerveira to a village to encourage settlement. Improvements and expansions in defense date to this period

10/01/1321

Charter

Dinis I of Portugal granted a charter, raising Vila Nova De Cerveira to a village to encourage settlement. Improvements and expansions in defense date to this period

Event Research by Brittany Forniotis

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