Spanish army in North Africa takes Mers-el-Kebir from the Moors (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Ferdinand I of Spain sends an army to attack the Moors in North Africa. They succeed in taking Mers-el-Kebir, a port town in on the coast of modern-day Algeria.

Citation:
Editors. "Spanish army in North Africa takes Mers-el-Kebir from the Moors". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14076, accessed 04 December 2016.]