DIEGO GARCIA DE PARADES 1486-1533
Biography of the knight Diego Garcia de Paredes, whose exploits and adventures in battle showcased his courage and fortitude and is remembered now by street names in Trujillo, Caceres, Badajoz, Leon, Cordoba, Motril, and Madrid.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra quotes him in several chapters of his work Hidalgo don Quixote of la Mancha. In chapter 31, he says: 'And this Diego Garcia de Paredes, born in the city of Trujillo, was a gallant soldier and knight who stopped a mill wheel with only a finger, and later defended a bridge so valiantly, an innumerable army could not pass.' Another in the well-illustrated series.
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Updated as of 12/01/2022ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
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