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Sarmiento de Acuña, Diego, count of Gondomar in the Spanish nobilitylocked

(1567–1626)
  • Glyn Redworth

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Sarmiento de Acuña, Diego, count of Gondomar in the Spanish nobility (1567–1626), diplomat, was born on 1 November 1567 in Astorga in Leon, Spain, where his paternal uncle was bishop. Rightly has it been said that his family possessed more breeding than money. Through his father, ...

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