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1818 Excerpt: ...small kingdoms were swallowed up in Castile and
Arragon, 1492.--Primacy of Toledo founded, 680.--St. James, the
tutelar saint of Spain, since the finding of the apostle's body in
the ninth century.--Holy brotherhood instituted, I960.--Kingdom of,
founded by the union of the two crowns of Castile and Arragon, the
queen of Castile having married the king of Arragon, 1479, who
assumed the title of Catholic Majesty.--By the conquests of Navarre
and Grenada, Ferdinand put a complete end to the dominion of the
Moors in this countrv, 1511.--Escurial began building, 1569; Fuero
Juzgo code of Jaws enacted by Cindasvindus, 612; that called Les
usages, formed by the count of Barcelona, 1060; Fuero de Costilla,
by AlphonsoIX. 1211; Fuero real, by Alphonso X. 1254;
Sietepartidas, by Alphonso XI. 1347; Recipilation, by Philip II.
1567; Nueva ditto, by Philip IV. 1665; Novissima ditto, by Philip
V. 1723; who resigned bis crown to his son, Dec, 1724; but on his
son's death he re-assumed it.--The kingdom treacherously seized by
Buonaparte, and given to his brother Joseph, 1808.--Charles IV.
abdicated in favour of his son Ferdinand VII., March 19,
1808.--Joseph Buonaparte made king of, July, 18C8.--The theatre of
war, from that period to the expulsion of the French, in 1814, whan
Ferdinand, who had been held captive in France, was restored.
Stockholm, built, 1253. Stralsnnd, in Pomerania, founded, 1209.
Surat factory, in the East Indies, founded, 1603. Sussex kingdom,
founded by Alia, a Saxon, 419; ended, 448. Sweden, anciently
Scandinavia, kingdom of, began, 481; united to the crown of Denmark
and Norway, in 1394; Gustavus Vasa expelled the Danes, in 1525,
until which time the crown was elective; Christianity introduced
there, 829; no nobility there before 1500; nobility ma...
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