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Sense the centuries of history
Chapel of Santa Maria - Monastery of the Mejorada
Founded at the beginning of the XV century by the infante M. Fernando de Trastamara, that most late it would be Fernando I de Aragon, the Hieronymite monastery of La Mejorada was a regular meeting place in Castilla in the XV and XVI centuries, which was frequently visited by the Catholic monarchs, Carlos V and Felipe II.
Both that ,Columbus wrote the Memorial of 1497 in the monastery of La Mejorada as Berruguete carved the altarpiece for the church prove the important role that it played in the social life of those years. With the Ecclesiastical Confiscations of Mendizábal disappeared the Hieronymites and the monastery passed into private hands.
- Religious architecture
- Monastery / Convent
- Predominant styles:
- Gothic, Renaissance
- Historical Period:
- Middle Ages, Early modern period
Olmedo. 47410 Valladolid.
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