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The Shield

This shield represents the only actionweapons that King Fernando had duringthe war of Granada, which occurred during the Siege ofVélez-Málaga in April 1487, and was an honorveleño Consistory claimed that the KingsCatholic and was granted by RoyalProvision Granada dated September 14 1499, a fact which distinguish it from the othercities of the kingdom.The scene reflected in the shield is where he died the boy called spurs Nuño Eagle.
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José Antonio Dí­az Aranda
íngel Bayo Palma



The importance of velez-malaga in the middle ages
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Between the thirteenth and fifteenth century, Vélez-Málaga was one of the most important cities in the United Nazari Granada.The population growth experienced by the city in this period would result in overflow fortified area and the emergence of slums in areas what are now the district of San Sebastián Arroyo and Bird area, at the foot of Cerro de los Remedios. Around the medina, in addition, there were a number of farmhouses that are the source of nuclei Almayate, Cajiz Benajarafe and others.
Torre del Mar, meanwhile, was ceded to Ruiz López de Toledo, who rejected the offer and donated, in turn, to the town of Vélez-Málaga, which also received tahas Bentomiz and Frigiliana and subsequently Zalia . Like many other cities of the ancient Kingdom of Granada, Vélez-Málaga was endowed with certain privileges. In the fiscal area was free of alocabalas commodities for food, clothing and housing.
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José Antonio Dí­az Aranda
íngel Bayo Palma




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