O The Times (dos mais destscafos jornais do mundo) destacou ontem o Tratado de Tagilde "um tratado pouco conhecido que lançou as bases da aliança mais antiga do mundo", numa amizade entre Portugal e Reino Unido, forjada a "chá e tropas".
tuesday july 12 2022
The alliance between Britain and Portugal was built on tea and troops
Until recently the village of Tagilde had forgotten its role in the treaty, which was signed in its church on July 10, 1372
Isambard Wilkinson, Tagilde
Monday July 11 2022, 12.00am BST, The Times
A little-known treaty that laid foundations for the world’s oldest alliance was celebrated with pomp and circumstance this weekend in an obscure village in Portugal.
A small stone memorial and a sign for Treaty of the Alliance Street are the only indications that 650 years ago the northern village of Tagilde was the site of a historic pact with England. But on Sunday the signing of the Treaty of Tagilde was re-enacted; in nearby Braga and Vizela, the Choir of the Queen’s College, Oxford, and the Coldstream Guards Brass Quintet performed to mark the anniversary.
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