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Today in Basque History: Pedro de Ayala, Juan de Onate, Basque theater, and more

1407: Pedro II L√≥pez de Ayala, politician and writer born in Vitoria, dies in Calahorra. He originally supported Pedro of Castille in his claim to the throne before switching sides to support the pretender to the throne, Henry of Trastamara. He fought with Henry at the Battle of Najera (Navarette) in 1367 and was captured […]