Counts of Olivares - Creation of The House of Olivares

Creation of The House of Olivares

The House of Olivares was created in 1539 when Charles I of Spain granted Pedro Pérez de Guzmán, son of Juan Alfonso Pérez de Guzmán, 3rd Duke of Medina Sidonia, the title of Count of Olivares (Sp. conde de Olivares). The title comes from the municipality of Olivares in Seville, which was already owned by Pedro Pérez de Guzmán.

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