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1) Moriscos. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Moors converted to Christianity after the Christian reconquest (11th-15th cent.) of Spain. The Moors who had become subjects of Christian kings as the reconquest...

2) Fernandez de Cordoba, Gonzalo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish general, called the Great Captain. He fought in the civil wars preceding and following the accession of Isabella I and in the conquest of Granada. He commanded...

3) Lerma, Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, duque de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish statesman, favorite of King Philip III. He became premier upon Philip's accession (1598) and controlled the government for 20 years. Lerma pursued a pacific...

4) Lea, Henry Charles. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Henry Charles, (le) (KEY) , 1825-1909, U.S. historian, b. Philadelphia. He was associated with the family publishing business for many years, but his real interest...

5) Philip III, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Philip III, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily, 1578-1621, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily (1598-1621) and, as Philip II, king of Portugal (1598-1621); son and successor...

6) Philip II, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Philip II, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily, 1527-98, king of Spain (1556-98), king of Naples and Sicily (1554-98), and, as Philip I, king of Portugal (1580-98)....

7) Moors. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...They were chiefly of Berber and Arab stock. In the 8th cent. the Moors were converted to Islam and became fanatic Muslims. They spread SW into Africa (see Mauritania)...

8) Spain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kingdom of Spain, constitutional monarchy (1995 est. pop. 39,404,000), 194,884 sq mi (504,750 sq km), including the Balearic and Canary islands, SW Europe. It consists...

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