Learn more about the Old Tercio de Cartagena 1595

This is an association that recreates historical events that took place during the reigns of the Great Habsburgs

The Old Tercio de Cartagena 1595 Association aims to highlight the history of a city like Cartagena, now three thousand years old. It is also linked to great events that took place during the lives of Emperor Charles V and his son, Philip II.

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How Philip II was born

It started at midnight on 21st May and lasted 16 hours

The birth of Philip II, son of Emperor Charles V and his herdsman, was long and painful, but it was also a test of the strength and fortitude of the Empress, Elisabeth, who was barely heard screaming during the trance.

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The miraculous water of San Isidro

The Saint’s Hermitage was built by order of the Empress Elizabeth after the waters of the Saint saved the lives of her son and her husband

The water that flows from its source is believed to have saved the lives of countless people. Two of them are those of Emperor Charles V and his son Philip II, who drank its waters at the express wish of Empress Elisabeth. Continúa leyendo The miraculous water of San Isidro