Example sentences for: aljubarrota

How can you use “aljubarrota” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • King João I ordered the construction of this Gothic masterpiece in gratitude for the victory over Juan I of Castile at the Battle of Aljubarrota nearby in 1385 (see page 17).

  • The army of Juan I of Castile invaded Portugal in 1383, but João of Avis, recently proclaimed King João I of Portugal, defeated the Spaniards in a decisive battle which was fought in 1385 at Aljubarrota, about 100km (62 miles) north of Lisbon.

  • There is also a room devoted to the battle of Aljubarrota (see page 17); exhibits include the shirt worn by João I during the fray.


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