Philip III expels the ethnic Moors (Moriscos) from Spain

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Historical Context Note

Philip III's chief minister the Duke of Lerma orders the expulsion of 500 000 Moors and Moriscos from Spain.

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Editors. "Philip III expels the ethnic Moors (Moriscos) from Spain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2011
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