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The exhibition hall "Gregorio Cebrian" welcomes tomorrow the act of reception of historical documents donated by the writer totanero Gines Rosa (26/05/2016)

Totanero writer, Gines Rosa, will deliver to the City of Totana a series of medieval documents and others from the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, all of great historical and documentary value for the study and research of the history of Totana and They found in good condition.

The official ceremony of receiving the documents will be tomorrow, day 27, at 20.30 pm in the Municipal Exhibition Hall "Gregorio Cebrian", after it has carried out the viewing, historical study and cataloging of such documents.

The recovered documents are a copy made by a notary public in 1548 of a privilege of King Alfonso X "The Wise" written on parchment, filed in the Convento de Velez, whereby Totana and Aledo is transferred to the Order of Chivalry of Santiago on April 14, 1295.

the letter from King Henry II recognizing the residents of Aledo exemption from paying the "twelve other currencies" is also recovered, according to the coming enjoying, Toledo dated November 3, 1412.

The donation includes the privilege letter confirming an earlier (1331) granting the village of Aledo the same privileges, customs, habits and freedoms enjoyed by Lorca and making other concessions of great social and economic interest.

Similarly, it will be donated to the Municipal Archives privilege letter confirming an earlier (1338) authorizing styling of inheritances knighthood of Santiago and determining the rights on them can be purchased.

The documents also incorporate a charter confirming other previous (1419 and 1444) on the meadow of Aledo and reconstruction and oven use the Commendation of this villa.

Other documents, parchment covered are the privilege for the town of Aledo and Totana enjoy the large exemptions, liberties and customs as has the city of Lorca (1560);

the privilege granted by Felipe V to the Leal Villa de Totana can intitularse "Noble" (1709)

In addition, this grant the privilege of confirmations Noble, Loyal and Faithful Villa de Totana giving confirmation of the charters and customs enjoyed by the city of Lorca, in which paper is added the aid provided by the Villa relate Totana in 1709 to the Bourbons and confirmation of these by Carlos III (1769) cause, among several other dcocumentos.

Gines Rosa Lopez (Totana, 1942), Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Balearic Islands and in History from the University of Murcia, is a student of history, popular themes and customs of this town, which has allowed him to edit many articles of great scientific rigor and more than a dozen books related to these local issues.

Among them are the titles of the trilogy "endearing Totana" (1999), "With accent of my people" (2001), "Historias de Totana" (2003), "The snow wells Espuña. Trade snow in the Kingdom of Murcia, XVI-XX "(2003)," Habanera, a song of Cuba, nostalgia of Totana "(2000)," Materials for the history of Totana "(2005)," Emilio Mora, the totanero poet XIX century "and the book of newspaper articles" Totana abonico "and" with the church we have encountered "(2015), among others.

Gines Rosa, across continents tireless traveler, was editor at the last time of national weekly "Sign" and contributor to newspapers and magazines Spanish and Madrid correspondent for the Israeli weekly Castilian "Aurora".

Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana

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