Madragana

Madragana

Madragana Ben Aloandro, later Maior or Mór Afonso - (Portugal, Algarve, Faro, born ca. 1230) was a famous Algarvian mistress to king Afonso III of Portugal, in the 13th century, when he ended the Reconquista in Portugal by taking Faro in 1249. Faro was at that time the last part of the Kingdom of the Algarve still in Muslim hands, and there her father was the Alcaide.

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