Beware of the Town
Town council Tondela and Viseu district, has an area of 18,700 km2, with the neighboring parishes of Besteiros Barreiro, Castelões, Mosteirinho, St John's Hill and Silvares, within the same county, Varziela, the municipality of Oliveira de Frades and Alcofra, the municipality of Vouzela.
Framed by the Serra do Caramulo, lies about 20 km from the town and district council covers the following towns: Cadraço, Carvalhinho, Caselho, Ceidão, keep the Up, Keep Low, Janardo, Jueus, Laceiras, Caramulo Pedrógão.
The antiquity of the village, before the foundation of Portuguese nationality, is proved by Castro St. Bartholomew, situated on a hillock to 631 meters, where many traces of other eras, such as ceramics and medieval coins, whose origin is unknown, but that can easily connect to the existence of a market in the region since the period of training in Portugal.
It is thought that would keep one end of the "civitas" Roman. In the Chapel of St. Bartholomew, is an inscription that is an end - For the Emperor Caesar Augustus, son of the divine, holder of tribunician power for the thirteenth time. The Iteranienses. Fifth Articuleio, known cause.
It has come to the Castro-Caramulo Tondela the road, after the second entrance to the village of Low Guard, followed by a path on the left and then straight on to the chapel.
Another vestige of the Roman occupation is a section of track, about 3.50 meters wide, which continues to be a street of the village and is classified as Property of Public Interest.
In 1207, Egas at the request of Niger and other settlers, D. I gave Sancho, for fifty Morabitine, letter of court settlement and the guard, whose limits were similar to the present parish: Portela the meadow by the Standard Messe Caramulo of Alcoba, hence the Carvalhinho, where is the corner between the Figueiral Janardo and, to the Stone Cake, whence by Misarela would again have the Standard Messe.
It was stated in the charter, the butler of the king could only intervene in three lawsuits, theft, murder and raucous, the position of steward or servant would not be binding on the inhabitants, they were not obliged to lodge the rich man and only Nicknames have to go to or call the king, the good men had jurisdiction over the issues between the tax authorities and the inhabitants and other disputes, the county was authorized to apply the local laws and regulations, residents can dispose of its estate and your partner, since the new owner pays the forum.
Inquiries of Alfonso III, it follows that Pelagius Randulfo received the guard in prestimónio D. Sancho I and, thereafter, D. Afonso II donated it to the master Ambert. After the death of the king, Ambert said that the land had been given and therefore it was permissible to sell it, which came to pass, the Ferdinandus Johannis, lieutenant Besteiros, which people in the lordship of the king, Caselho and Jueus.
In the late fourteenth century, guard John Fernandes Pacheco belonged to, but because of their party membership Castilian, the land reverted to the Portuguese Crown. D. John I gave them, to April 6, 1398, Gonçalo Lourenço de Gomide, the proprietor of the Viceroy of India, Afonso de Albuquerque.
But the 21 October 1446, Gonçalo Lourenço and Enes piglets, his wife, sold to the king of the Couto guard "for the price of one thousand five hundred folds of gold, with its jurisdiction, with all its entries and Sayd and rights and loyalties; forums and ygreja ifications and standards. "
Later, D. I made another donation John Couto, now his son, Prince Henry, first Duke of Viseu, which in turn, gave a donation to Currutelo Pedro Gonçalves, squire to his house and his wife, D. White Sousa. They went then to the Castelo Branco, Leiria. So that made up the vast donation made by D. John II, on May 29, 1489, his brother, Duke of Beja and future king of Portugal, D. Manuel I, who came to give a new charter, the February 10, 1514.
With the administrative reforms of 1836, he joined the municipality of Tondela.
Under Law No. 25/88 of 1 February the town of Caramulo was elevated to a village.