Aljubarrota

Aljubarrota

The Battle of Aljubarrota, Aftermath

The Battle of Aljubarrota, Aftermath

During the night and throughout the next day, as many as 5000 more Castilians were killed by the neighbouring towns’ villagers; according to Portuguese tradition surrounding the battle, there was a woman called Brites de Almeida, the Padeira of Aljubarrota (the baker-woman of Aljubarrota), said to be very tall, strong, and to possess six fingers on each hand, […]

The Battle of Aljubarrota, 14 August 1385

The Battle of Aljubarrota, 14 August 1385

The Battle of Aljubarrota was a battle fought between the Kingdom of Portugal and the Crown of Castile on 14 August 1385. Aljubarrota is near Alcobaça. Forces commanded by King John I of Portugal and his general Nuno Álvares Pereira, with the support of English allies, opposed the army of King John I of Castile with its Aragonese, Italian and French allies at São Jorge place, between […]

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