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Producer Owing to the Proclamation announced by the Catholic Monarchs in 1502, Muslims were expelled. Among some descendants of the Muslim inhabitants who were converted to Christianity, there was a little princess, daughter to a rich merchant who was appointed governor by the Caliph. Due to the hard battles between Muslims and Christians, the governor and his wife died. Nevertheless, the princess stayed in the region where she remained hidden but protected by a knight. The beauty and personality of the Muslim princess was the origin of the place being known as the “House of the Moor, which led to the present name “The House of Mureda in Spanish La casa de Mureda. La casa de Mureda owns all the characteristics of the Mudejar Art or Moor Art. It was developed in the Christian Kingdoms of the Iberian Peninsula but using elements of Moorish origin. This style is exclusively from the Castilian territory and took place between the 12th and 16th cent. as a fusion of the Christian and Muslim artistic styles . A new material appeared in this time: the brick, and also appeared a new grid: the bricklaying (In Arabic: Alarife). This is a 15th century house that was originally built in stone and earthenware bricks. Its walls are nearly a meter thick and there is a Mudejar coffered ceiling made of logs of savin which is a typical wood of the continental landscape.
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