Panel 1 of Cantiga 205 of the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X

   A Moorish castle on the frontier was being attacked by Christian (Military Order) troops from [of] Uclés and Calatrava. Don Alfonso Téllez went there with a great company of fine knights, crossbowmen, and foot soldiers. These good warriors soon took the castle.

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Brethren of the Spanish Military Orders by Ian Heath based on this cantiga illustration