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Descendants of "El Cid"
Don Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, Conde de
The great popular hero of the chivalrous age of Spain, born at Burgos c.
1040; died at Valencia, 1099. He was given the title of seid or cid
(lord, chief) by the Moors and that of campeador (champion) by
his admiring countrymen.
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