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

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

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Editors. "Spanish under Cardinal Cisneros take Oran from the Moors". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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