castilian farmers organised transhumance to feed their livestock-.
king alfonso X was aware of the importance of the livestock in his
kingdoms and estabilished the mesta, an association that looked after the interests of livestock farmers.
the flocks of sheep belonged to rich families who had fiefdoms in religion.
most whool from the sheep was exported to textile mills in northen europe.
the king agreed to share the creation of laws with the cortes and to respect the rights of nobilityclergy and ordinary people throught a series of pacts.
the royal court ciceroy cortes generalidad chief justice mallorca ruled by the general council.