Spanish under Cardinal Cisneros take Oran from the Moors (24 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

A Spanish army, under the leadership of Cardinal Ximenes de Cisneros, takes Oran, a city on the coast of Algeria, from its Moorish rulers.

Citation:
Editors. "Spanish under Cardinal Cisneros take Oran from the Moors". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14141, accessed 09 December 2016.]