Mudejares


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Mudejares

 

the Muslim population that remained on the Iberian Peninsula after it had been regained by the Spanish states during the Reconquest. At first, the Mudejares were allowed to keep their lands, laws, and customs and to profess Islam. In a number of places, however, in violation of the agreements, the Mudejares were subjected to persecution (in particular, special dress was prescribed to distinguish them from the rest of the population). With the fall of the emirate of Granada in 1492, the Mudejares were forcibly converted to Christianity, after which they were known as Moriscos.

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Por lo tanto, ambos autores se refieren a un sector de la poblacion islamica de origen peninsular formado por "tagarinos," "mudejares" o "elches" que se nutre de los musulmanes exiliados de Granada con anterioridad al ano 1502, asi como de moriscos emigrados en epocas recientes tanto de Granada como del reino de Aragon, temerosos de una inminente orden de deportacion.
(2) This process culminated in 1492 with the Fall of Granada and, and in 1501, with the subsequent ultimatum given to the mudejares of Castile and Leon: forced conversion to Christianity or expulsion.