The distinguished Spanish surname Covarrubias is of toponymic origin, deriving from a place where the initial bearer once resided or held land. In this instance, the surname derives from a town of the same name in the province and diocese of Burgos. The town is situated on the margin of the river of the same name. It is of ancient origin and is the site of a building that once housed the royal archives, founded by Felipe III.
, an important region during the Middle Ages and the Christian Reconquest of Spain.
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Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado, por ejemplo, Marcos de Covarrubias, who resided in Toledo in the early sixteenth century, and Pedro Covarrubias, an eloquent orator, who was... Another 62 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Covarrubias Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.