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1147
English Crusaders persuaded to help king D. Afonso Henriques in the conquest of Lisbon

English Crusaders persuaded to help king D. Afonso Henriques in the conquest of Lisbon

English Crusaders who had embarked at Dartmouth on their way to what was later known as the 2nd Crusade, were persuaded by the Bishop of Oporto to help the young Portuguese King D. Afonso Henriques.

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1147

The basilica of Mártires in the Chiado area of Lisbon is dedicated to the English Crusaders

The Basilica of Mártires in the Chiado area of Lisbon is dedicated to the English Crusaders who fell during the siege.

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1189

English Crusaders join in the siege of Silves and behave "with the utmost ferocity"

1217

English Crusades help with the conquest of Alcácer do Sal

1372

The Treaty of Tagilde

Signed near Braga, between D. Fernando of Portugal and Edward III, regarding the latter’s son, John of Gaunt, ambitions to become King of Castille.

1373

A Treaty between Portugal and England

Signed in St. Paul’s Cathedral by D. Fernando, last of the Burgundy dynasty, King of Portugal, and Edward III, King of England.

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1378

Philippa of Lancaster nominated as Lady of the Garter

Philippa of Lancaster (1359-1415), daughter of John of Gaunt (1340-1399) was nominated as Lady of the Garter by Edward III.  She attended her father’s funeral in 1399.

1381

Earl of Cambridge, brother of John and Gaunt and son of Edward IV comes to Lisbon

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1385
Battle of Aljubarrota

Battle of Aljubarrota

Battle of Aljubarrota fought between Portugal and Castille near the monastery of Batalha called this name due precisely to the battle won by Portugal with the help of English archers.

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1386

The Treaty of Windsor

The Treaty of Windsor, signed between D. João I and Richard II of England.  In effect it formalised the contents of the 1373 Treaty strengthening the legitimacy of D. João as King.

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