Its origins comes from the conquer of Baeza by the Emperor Alfonso VII in 1147. Thanks to the sources as the Chronicom Mundi we know that when the tropos os Alfonso VII moved towards Almeria, the were stopped by the Muslim resistance in the city of Baeza.
At that moment , St Isidoro took part supporting Christians, and because of that the Emperor conquered Baeza on the 25th of July , the Santiago´s Day. When the Emperor went back, he Endorsed the Statutes of the Cofradia and ordered to embroider on the Standard of Baeza the image of St Isidoro riding on a spirited steed.
The purposes of the Cofradia are, among others, the sanctification of the brothers under the protection of St Isidoro; the mutual assistance; encourage the devotion to St Isidoro; attend at the acts required by the religious authorities and promoting every initiative related with the study and spread of the religious culture and specially the knowledge of st Isidoro.
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