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It writes down the city in a region with certain personality in the high valley of the Hayfields (first communication route among the valleys of the Cut and of the Ebro) that is known like the valley of Sigόenza.

It was not this capricious court summons therefore, like they aim wise historians and geographers, was strategic place on it worn Roman of the Hayfields and, at last, would comply adequate its military function and defensive in the Middle Ages, what conferred him supremacy on the other places of the valley. Etimolσgicamente, Sigόenza is "the one that dominates the valley".Alot better is known the history seguntina from times on. Mr. Bernardo of Agen, bishop of Sigόenza since 1121, in which was returned the episcopal headquarters, reconquest the city in 1123 and is lodged in the remainders of the church of the Orchards, rebuilding it and walling it.

May 7, 1146, Alfonso VII will grant Mr. Bernardo the dominion on the Sigόenza upper and its castle. From then, the upper hamlet and the lower one are a same village, a same council and has a same judge.

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