Gibraltar Crusade Strategy Map

Posted on Mon 31 July 2023 in history

The Gibraltar Crusade

The Gibraltar Crusade was a battle for control of the Strait of Gibraltar waged by Castile, Morocco, and Granada in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. It is considered a major chapter in the Christian reconquest of Spain known as The Reconquista. The book Warfare in the Age of Crusades Europe, available for preorder now, provides a complete and detailed discussion of this epoch in history, with numerous regional, tactical and strategic illustrations.

Spanish and Muslim Naval and Land Movements around Gibraltar, 1340