It is counted in Navarrete that its name is in relation to the limit with Navarre that, in times, was established for the zone.Exactly its foundation has to do with the desire of the Spanish kings by defending its territories, set against the neighboring kingdoms.
By that reason, Alfonso VIII proposed the inhabitants of the old villages of the zone that itself to meet in a defensive place.These poblamientos were known with the name of Corcuetos and they composed it San Lorente, San Antolín, San Pedro and Our Lady of the Field, being met their population in around al castle fortified, raised in the hill Tedeón, being founded thus the new village of Navarrete.
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To its inhabitants were granted them important statutes from 1192, reaching the village great importance.Having as villages to Fuenmayor, Ovens, Daroca and Sotés, they formed a great association call Of the Villages of the Field, having the right al mount of Moncalvillo.This association of lands, pastures and firewood appears cited since the 11th century in a document of the queen of Navarre, Mrs Estefanía.
The village passed by hand of Mr. Juan Ramírez of Arellano, by donation of the King Enrique II but came be able of Mr. Diego Gómez Manrique, Duke of Nájera, in 1380.Navarrete has been in dispute always among the power of the kings, as happened with Mr. Enrique of Trastamara and Mr. Pedro, being later motive of conflict for the two noble houses that dominated the zone: the Ramírez and the Manrique.
This lineage has in its there to be famous gentlemen, that gave luster and glory, among the ones that the grand master Of field is found, Mr. Alonso of Navarrete, that took part in the famous battle of San Quintín, under the reign of Felipe II and that gave the triumph to the Spanish weapons set against the Frenchwomen.It was a gentleman of the habit of Santiago al that nicknamed "The Dentudo".A letter exists his in which gives counts the king, of a feat of arms of the one that was a protagonist:
He says that he went to keep certain step with ten flags that added eight hundred men and that two hours before to wake up, the French with twelve flags of infantry they arrived and a good blow of riders to become in the very specific land.It affirms that he willing their people the best than was able, which received with spirit to the French and surrounded them all over so that, at two o'clock of fight, the assailants had to be given to the leak, fleeing, not without before leave on the land a great number of dead persons and badly wounded, among the ones that many French noble gentlemen were counted.When the day was done, says that caused continued them, that reach gave them and that joined again the fight, the Spaniards did in the French great loss of life.This letter directed al king Felipe II continues reporting al sovereign that the Spanish harquebusieres "did a fire of the hell" and that that night they were going to recall it, the French surviving, during all their life.It complains in the missive that the German cavalry, that must have supported, was maintained quiet and that of not to have done "I give al devil al French that to France returns".
Of the very noble gentlemen of this lineage one must cite Mr. Baltasar of Navarrete, that was a governor of the State, of the queen of Poland; in the kingdom of Naples, Mr. Juan of Navarrete, grandson of Navarrete "The Dentudo", he died of an arcabuzazo that stopped with the chest in 1.578, after to have had the glory to assault, the first one, the hostile trench and to nail, in her, the flag Spain.