Views and reflections: Carrer de Montcada

This section contains far-reaching views and reflections. A family of magnates who opened the street. They achieved prominence in the mid-11th century and became the leading power in the country. The founding of the Santes Creus monastery signalled the family’s peak. They held most of the key posts in the country. At the family’s apex, Guillem Ramon de Montcada was appointed regent while Alphonse II was still a child.