SHIELD OF VILLAFAFILA.NET
Shield of villafafila.net:
In the upper part a Royal Crown, consisting of a circle of gold, enriched with precious stones, enhanced with eight similar rosettes, in the shape of celery leaves, interpolated with eight small points adorned with pearls at their ends; closed at the top with eight gold diadems each loaded with pearls, unit in the upper center and surmounted by a globe, centered and crossed with a smooth gold cross.
The mouth (edge of the shield) is black.
The interior of the shield is called Campo, and is formed by four quarters, half divided and cut.
1st Field in blue background, Villarigo or Romano bridge , close to the Salina Grande where two Roman secondary roads passed, one from Zamora (Ocelo Duri) towards Villalpando or Villárdiga, another joined the valleys of Esla de Petavonium or Brigaecium (Benavente) passing towards the Roman Bridge from Villarigo, saving the Villafáfila lagoons, it communicated the settlement of the late Roman town of Fuente de San Pedro and with the Fuente de San Pedro itself until connecting with the Duero in (Albocela-Toro) is the Vereda de Toro. Through it passes the waters that come from the Riegos stream from San Agustín to Villafáfila, receives waters from the Los Llamares meadow and the one that drains from the Laguna de Barillos through the Salado stream, which all go to the Laguna Salina Grande. , It represents in allusion to the salt flats and the exploitation of salt, above some birds represent the fauna that exists in the salt flats. I represent the shield of Club Fútbol Villafáfila 1980-1984.
2º Field in white background, coat of arms of the Order of Santiago , Villafáfila since 1181, when Fernando II donated the Villa to the order, this donation was surely frustrated, in 1229 Alfonso IX donated it definitively, which was in the power of the order until 1541, being an alfoz, Villafáfila the header inside with San Agustín and Revellinos, with its own charge and later integrated into that of Castrotorafe.
3rd Field on a red background, two banners, which represent, one the script of Fernando el Católico with the rusty and yellow bars and the other of Felipe I el Hermoso two crossed crosses representing San Andrés, where they signed the Concordia de Villafáfila , Felipe in Benavente and Fernando in Villafáfila on June 27, 1506, due to their interests in reigning in Castile and León and the invalidation of Juana I.
4th Field on a blue background, is the coat of arms of the estate of Villafáfila, which represents the Pimentel-Osorio families, in 1542 the I Marquis of Távara D. Bernardino Pimentel Enríquez purchases the alfoz of Villafáfila for sale by Carlos I, it became “manor” of the Marquis of Távara and his vassal neighbors, until 1836, when the manors were abolished.
Author, ownership, photography, montage and transcript:
Jose Luis Dominguez Martinez.
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