The Moors Were Targets For Portuguese, Spaniard and English Slave Markets
Initial Q: Two Soldiers Leading Two Moors before a King (detail), from Feudal Customs of Aragon, Huesca (Spain), about 1290-1310, artist unknown. The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Moors Were Targets For Portuguese, Spaniard and English Slave Markets

  “Pope Urban II, 1088–1099, granted Spanish crusaders the same papal indulgences that were granted for making pilgrimages to Jerusalem. Urban thereafter issued the first call for crusades to the holy…

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Iberia and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History (Transatlantic Relations)

"Portuguese slavery inherited the Roman peculium, the practice by which slaves could have their own property and reap the fruits of their work. Portuguese slavery, like its Spanish counterpart, rested…

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