Alvaro Fernández de Valladares

Alvaro Fernández de Valladares was the Commandant of the Order of Santiago also known as "Military Order of St. James of the Sword" which was established in the 12th century in Leon-Castile, in honor of the Patron of Galicia (St. James the Greater) and subsequently all of Spain, and he died fighting in the Reconquista Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212, in the battle that Christian troops gave a crushing defeat to the Muslims-Almohads and mark their decline in Spain.[1] Alvaro Fernandez de Valladares married Leonor Varela[2]

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  1. ^ "La Casa de Valladares, del siglo XVII, está en riesgo de desaparición". 14 December 2014.
  2. ^ Docampo, José Manuel Moreira. "Valladares, Marquesado de - Xenealoxía.org - Genealogía de Galicia". www.xenealoxia.org. Archived from the original on 2015-02-18. Retrieved 2016-08-03.