• The Christian conquest and modern era (13th to 18th centuries) The Christian conquest and modern era (13th to 18th centuries)

    The Christian conquest of Mallorca in 1229, with the arrival of King Jaime I of Aragon (the Conqueror), led to the introduction of a European feudal system in the Moslem countryside and an end to the fragmented possession of farm holdings. Instead agricultural land became concentrated in the hands of the aristocracy, with the creation of rural estates called [...]

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