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The baker who pretended to be King of Portugal

The baker who pretended to be King of Portugal

Author: Ruth Mackay
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

On August 4, 1578, in an ill-conceived attempt to wrest Morocco back from the hands of the infidel Moors, King Sebastian of Portugal led his troops to slaughter and was himself slain. Sixteen years  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Sebastião, King of Portugal; António, Prior of Crato; Philip, King of Spain; Gabriel de Espinosa; Ana, of Austria Abbess; Ana, of Austria Abbess; António, Prior of Crato; Gabriel de Espinosa; Philip, King of Spain; Sebastião, King of Portugal
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Mackay
OCLC Number: 1255750180
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 300 pages : illustrations, maps)
Contents: Morocco: King Sebastian --
Portugal: Don António and Fray Miguel --
Castile: King Philip II and the baker, Gabriel de Espinosa --
Madrigal: Ana of Austria --
Epilogue --
Appendix: the 1683 pamphlet and other chronicles.
Responsibility: Ruth Mackay.


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"Ruth MacKay draws upon a wealth of new materials culled from various archives, both Spanish and Portuguese, together with an array of printed primary sources-chronicles, spiritual treatises, Read more...

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