|This illumination from a circa-1175 Beatus of Liébana groups seven knights.|
|Interior of the Great Mosque at Córdoba, almost unchanged since|
the year 1000. Photo by J. K. Knauss
|The mihrab of the Great Mosque. Photo by J. K. Knauss|
|Map by Nuno Alexandre Vieira for Seven Noble Knights|
|My characters would have recognized his view from Burgos castle.|
Photo by J. K. Knauss
|This seventh-century hermitage near Salas could have been visited by my|
characters! Photo by J. K. Knauss
|The author with a 20th-century statue depicting her villainess,|
Doña Lambra; her villian, Ruy Blásquez; and her hero, Mudarra.
|The crest of Salas includes characters from|
the legend of the seven noble knights.