CASTLES OF SPAIN - Burgalimar Castle Jaén - In the 11th century the castle became the object of contention between the Moors and the Christians, In 1147 Alfonso VII of Leon conquered the castle from the Moors, but on his death in 1157 the castle was taken over by the Moors. In 1189 Alfonso VIII of Castile recuperate the castle. In 1212 the Moors again gained control of the castle. In 1225 Fernando III of Castile finally regained the castle and it became part of the Kingdom of Castile.
Castell de Cardona, España (Castle of Cardona, Spain) “ The castle was built in the eighth century and rebuilt in 886 by Count Wilfred the Hairy. It was from the eleventh century to the fifteenth the residence of the Cardona family, one of the most.