Antequera sentence example

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  • Antequera was captured from the Moors in 1410, and became until 1492 one of the most important outposts of the Christian power in Spain.
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  • His surname "of Antequera" was given him because he was besieging that town, then in the hands of the Moors, when he was told that the cortes of Aragon had elected him king in succession to his uncle Martin, the last male of the old line of Wilfred the Hairy.
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  • It was only by the powerful assistance of Zabala, governor of Buenos Aires, that the anti-Jesuit and quasi-national party which had been formed under Antequera was crushed in 1735.
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