Talavera de la Reina


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Talavera de la Reina

(tälävā`rä thā lä rā`nä), town (1990 pop. 69,215), Toledo prov., central Spain, in Castile–La Mancha, on the Tagus River. It is in an agricultural region and is known for its fine ceramics industry. At Talavera, in 1809, in the Peninsular War, the English and Spanish under Wellesley defeated the French under Joseph Bonaparte. After the battle Wellesley was made Viscount Wellington. The historian Juan de Mariana was born in the town.

Talavera de la Reina

a walled town in central Spain, on the Tagus River: scene of the defeat of the French by British and Spanish forces (1809) during the Peninsular War; agricultural processing centre. Pop.: 79 916 (2003 est.)
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La ocupacion del sector no de la provincia de Toledo en torno al Tajo y al Tietar esta en una posicion privilegiada para interactuar con ambitos diversos, condicionada por su proximidad a las sierras del Sistema Central y su paso a la Meseta Norte y a los vados proximos a Talavera de la Reina. Las poblaciones humanas que ocuparon este territorio desde la Prehistoria no solo se beneficiaron de la existencia de recursos en el entorno, sino tambien de su posicion en una zona de contacto o transicion entre ambitos diferentes, la Meseta Norte y la Sur (4).
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Su primer sinodo celebrado, el 4 de noviembre de 1497 en A1cala de Henares, contiene dos partes claramente diferenciadas: la primera con constituciones para la reforma de la vida y las costumbres, que se repiten en el sinodo de 1498 en Talavera de la Reina; la segunda, mas extensa, contiene las constituciones sobre las rentas.
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