Moorish Princess Zaida of Seville, an Ancestor of the current Queen Elizabeth
Zaida of Seville (c. 1070 - 1100) Mistress of: King Alfonso VI of Castile. Tenure: c. 1091 - 1100. Royal Bastards: One - Three. Fall From Power: None; she married him.

Moorish Princess Zaida of Seville, an Ancestor of the current Queen Elizabeth

"In her letters to Al-Mansur, Elizabeth I, over a period of 25 years, continually described the relationship between the two countries as “La buena amistad y confederación que hay entre nuestras coronas” (“The great…

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The 1899 Moorish Zionist Temple founded (3 decades) after the United States Civil War
Moorish Jews, 1929. (James VanDerZee/Getty Images)

The 1899 Moorish Zionist Temple founded (3 decades) after the United States Civil War

"In 1899 Leon Richlieu established the Moorish Zionist Temple in Brooklyn. Rabbi Richlieu, as he was called, maintained that he was of Ethiopian origin and that his congregation was composed…

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of Canada: Délibérations de la Société By Royal Society of Canada

"The Berber Languages of Norther Africa, as I shall yet demonstrate, are Celtic at base, although they contain Arabic words, more or less changed by their peculiar genius as wehn…

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