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Term: Madrid

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Was Moorish fortress; taken by Ramiro II of Le$00on in AD 932; captured again from Moors by Alfonso VI of Castile in 1083; rapid expansion under Bourbon kings, particularly Charles III in 18th cen.; under French occupation during Peninsular War 1808-1812.

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Spanish, 1601 – 1667
Spanish, 1605 - 1665
Austrian, 1634 – 1696