The Lara family : crown and nobility in medieval Spain /
For much of the Middle Ages, the Lara family was among the most powerful aristocratic lineages in Spain. Protégés of the monarchy at the time of El Cid, their influence reached extraordinary heights during the struggle against the Moors. Hand-in-glove with successive kings, they gathered an impressi...
Cambridge, Mass. :
Harvard University Press,
|Series:||Harvard historical studies ;
v. 141. |