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The successors of the Catholic Monarchs, Carlos I and, above all, Felipe II, tried to subjugate the different kingdoms of Spain under their person, without taking into account their different way of being and thinking. A large number of Aragonese opposed this policy, which undermined their privileges and freedoms, and confronted the most powerful king on earth, Philip II. This confrontation ended with the military occupation of Aragon in 1591. Then the monarch had the Justice, the most important figure in the kingdom, killed without trial, and took away the freedoms of the Aragonese, of which they were so proud.
Monument of 1904 to the Justice of Aragon, the work of Felix Navarro, placed in a prominent place in the Plaza de Aragón.
The explanation about The Monument to Justice has it in Felix Navarro's own book.
A brief list of other important monuments that populate the city would be the following:
If you want Ample your information on Aragon you can begin crossing some Monasteries, o 40 Castles another interesting route is the Mudejar, Patrimony of the Humanity, also you can extend your cultural knowledge on Aragón examining its municipal and institutional heraldy without forgetting, of course, some of its emblematicas figures as San George Pattern of Aragon or its personages I illustrate adding to these data a minimum crossed by its history o some books.
The information will not be complete without a stroll by its three provinces: Zaragoza, Teruel and Huesca and ours varied Regions, with shutdown in some of its spectacular landscapes like Ordesa or the Moncayo or by opposition in the valle of the Ebro.
Zaragoza city: Monument to the Justice of Aragon (Plaza Aragón). Monument of Felix Navarro Perez.
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