The legend of the four stripes

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The legend of the four stripes

  1. 1. The Legendof the Four Stripes By Teacher Verónica
  2. 2. In a village there was a castle in which lived afamily: the mother was named Ermesenda, the father was named
  3. 3. One day a messengerof the King of Francearrived and toldSunifred that theKing needed helpand money forbattle. Sunifreddecided to go and
  4. 4. -Can I go, father?-- No, it’s dangerous!-- Please!-- I said no!-- Please, please,please, please.-- Fine.They marched offtogether saying
  5. 5. On the road to Francethey met the army ofCaptain Solomon. Thesoldiers attackedthem. Guifré hid behinda tree but Sunifredwas wounded and died.Solomon seized thefamily castle and
  6. 6. Many years passedand Guifré grew tobe a great man. Hehad a dark beardand hair all overhis body: this is whyeveryone called
  7. 7. One night, Guifrédreamed that hisfather ashed him if heintended to return tothe castle to free hismother. And so he did.On arrival to thecastle he fought anddefeated Captain
  8. 8. The next yearanother messengercame to the castle.Once again the Kingof France neededhelp, this time tofight the besiegingNormans. And Guifré
  9. 9. He fought alongside the Kingbut he was fatally wounded.At his deathbed, the King said:-What would you like?-- I want a flag!-- But you already have one!-- But it’s just yellow!The King put four fingers onGuifré’s wound and scoredfour stripes on Guifré’s
  10. 10. Thus the Catalanflag has four redstripes on a yellowbackground!!!

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