Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Berenguer de Montcada (+ 1268), un català a la cort de Castella, i la seva família

Carme Batlle i Gallart


Study about the Montcada family, one of the upper class of Barcelona’s society in the XIIIth century. His origin problem is no entirely resolved: one part belongs to the nobility catalan group, the second one takes part of urban citizens group and is member of the government of the city. There is a special relationship between Berenguer, one man of this lineage, and Alphonse X the Sage, king of Castile, whose protection allowns him to have land properties in Murcia, Cartagena, Sevilla and Carmona.

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