The queen's fritters

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A translation from one of the most famous tale writers Calleja.

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The queen's fritters

  1. 1. O nce upon a time, when the Catholic Monarchs lived. Theywanted to reconquer Granada and they ordered their armies tocamp, in a place called Santa Fe, near Granada that was a moor’scity in Spain. The next day, the Spanish armies started the attackto Granada which was very defendant with wide walls and castlesand with many strong, brave and strongly armed moors.On the all Saints Day, the Spanish people have an old custom:eating the hollow fritters. This day, according to the old custom,the Queen Elisabeth wanted to eat fritters but there wasn’t anycook in the army.In the army Gonzalez, called Great Captain, had a nice and manlyface. Gonzalo was attacked by the moors. He was ashamed andupset, and attacked the moors with his sword.The Great Captain thought the army was very important. In theCeriñola and Garellano battles, the Spanish army won the twostronger French armies. Only he knew to use the new armyengineering. When he came back from Italy, the king Ferdinand Vasked him where the money had gone.He realized the Queen wanted to eat fritters and he was said thata moor made them very tasty. Immediately, he dressed like a moorand went to Granada. He entered in the town. Gonzalo a to thebakery caught the moor baker, and rode heron his horse. They leftthe town towards his camp. The moor didn’t say anything.
  2. 2. The Great Captain brought her before the Monarchs. The queenwas thankful but scolded Great Captain for risking his life by thefritters.The Great Captain learnt that he had to be more clever and not tobe involved in adventures. The end

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