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Bad Winds and Bad Marriages: A Brief History of Portuguese Independence

Bad Winds and Bad Marriages: A Brief History of Portuguese Independence

“Bad winds and bad marriages!” So jest the Portuguese about Spain, their conjoined Iberian sibling. Although the winds may continue, there have not been any “bad marriages” lately and...

Eventually, three major Christian Kingdoms vied for power: Portugal, Aragon, and Castile. In 1384, the Army of Castile invaded Portugal to impose control. Remarkably, after two years (and with...

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Iberia

Iberia

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One of the most common questions I get when talking about my business pertains to the meaning of Iberia. That’s partly my fault. Even in my website copy, I...

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