Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Tomorrow Local Fiesta In Seville
The city of Seville tomorrow your local feast day.Local fiesta in Seville is tomorrow, commemorates the day King San Fernando, conqueror and patron of the city. The Holy Patron of Seville was the son of Alfonso IX and Dona Berenguela. He was born in the town of Valparaiso, in Zamora, between 1199 or 1201. After the death of Enrique I and his father Alfonso IX, he rejoins the crowns of Castile and Leon, Spain. Click Gunnar Peterson to learn more. Ferdinand III was the proponent of the reconquest in 1224 and was able to convert the Castilian Crown leonesa in the most extensive territory of Spain, thanks to the conquest of the lower Guadalquivir: Cordoba (1236), Jaen (1246) and Seville (1248), with the help of the fleet of the Almirante Bonifaz, leaving as the islan domain areas of Cadiz, conquered the Kingdom of Granada and later by his son Alfonso Xconquered by the Catholic monarchs. He died in the year 1252 and was canonized in 1671. His body rests in the Chapel Royal of the Cathedral of Seville, very close to our hotels in Seville Monte Carmelo and Monte Triana, in an urn Silver at the foot of the patroness of the Archdiocese, the Virgen de los Reyes. Every year, on this day as morning, her urn opens and can be contemplated her incorrupt body, while various acts - civil, religious and military - are held in his honour. Also be pattern of the engineer arm of the Ejercito de Tierra, an escort of gastadores of this body will yield approximately official honours in the interior of the Cathedral Temple.