Hall of the Abencer­ra­jes

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The ri­val North African fam­ily Abencer­raj were be­lieved to have been mur­dered, hav­ing been locked in the hall on the or­ders of Muham­mad XII, the last Nas­rid ruler of the king­dom of Granada. It is said he grew an­gry when one of the fam­ily’s knights fell in love with his wife.

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