Inés García

Wife of the last castellan of the fortress.

  • Name Inés García
  • Century 15th
  • Position Noble
  • Woman from late Middle Age local bourgeoisie. She was the second wife of Álvaro Sánchez Dávila, the last castellan of the fortress of Rocha Forte. 

    Her marriages to two aldermen of Compostela, Juan Castellano and Sánchez Dávila, and her family ties with important figures like Lopo Gómez de Marzoa indicate that she belonged to a well-off and influential family of Santiago.

    Her will lists part of her property in the city, including several houses in the main streets such as Vilar or Moeda Vella.

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