This week we go full Medieval, all the way back to 1212 A.D., King Alfonso VIII of Castile, and the Battle of Los Navas de Tolosa. It’s the Moors vs. the Spaniards: who will win? Tune in and find out!
Show notes and links:
- Plated mail – armour of the Moghuls (Lindybeige)
- Ripper Street (TV Series 2012– )
- The Cavalier of the Apocalypse (Aristide Ravel Mysteries Book 1), Susanne Alleyn
- Affair of the Diamond Necklace
- The Battles that Changed History, by Fletcher Pratt (gutenberg.ca)
- Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa
- Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
- Karankawa people
- The narrative of Alvar Nunez Cabeça de Vaca : Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 16th cent (complete text at archive.org)
- Bad Cat Store at Zazzle (zazzle.com)
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