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What drove the Moors out of Spain?
Persistence drove the Moors from Spain. Spain was not a unified country when the Moors invaded in 711 AD. Over the next 700+ years the various kingdoms of Spain drove the Moors from the north to the south a piece at a time. Eventually all that was left to the Moors was Granada. The combination of Queen Isabel I of Castile and Leon and King Ferdinand II of Aragon finished the long campaign in 1492 with their defeat of the Moors of...
Did the Moors consolidate their control over Spain?
The Moors consolidated their control over the majority of the Iberian Peninsula, however it was not called "Spain" at that time. ...