Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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Álvaro Pais
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Álvaro Pais Gomes Charinho, Alvaro Pelagio, Alvarus Pelagii, Alvarus Pelagii Gometii Charinno

Date of Birth: Between 1275 and 1280

Place of Birth: Salnès, Galicia

Date of Death: 1349

Place of Death: Seville


Álvaro Pais lived in various places across Europe. He was an illegitimate child of aristocratic origin, born in Salnès, Galicia, and he himself testifies that he was raised in the court of King San…

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Barros, Filomena, “Álvaro Pais”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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