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Thread #74412   Message #1414901
Posted By: Wilfried Schaum
19-Feb-05 - 08:56 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Clarín de Campaña
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Clarin de campana
About the underwear of Quenn Isabella I heard a different story: the colour "Isabell brown" comes from a vow of the aforesaid queen not to change her shirt until Spain was freed from Arab rule. When she finally changed her shirt in 1492 (fall of Granada), it had taken this brown tone of colour.