Tony DeOliveira

Castile

Batalha Monastery (Mosteiro da Batalha)

One of the most fascinating places in the Iberian Peninsula A decisive event for the consolidation of the Portuguese nation took place on August 14, 1385, near the spot where the Monastery of Batalha stands: D. João, Master of Avis and the future king of Portugal, overcame the Castilian armies in the battle of Aljubarrota. […]

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