Pelayo

(Pelayo of Asturias)

690–737

Visigoth hero who survived Moorish conquest in 711 and founded the Christian kingdom of Asturias.

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The Christians of Northern Spain  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
Rise of the Christian Kingdoms in  Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain  by  Charles F. Horne
Cave of Covadonga  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris
Spain's Heroic Age  in  Spain: A History for Young Readers  by  Frederick A. Ober