I was looking up stuff about Santiago Matamoros, St. James the Moorslayer. James, son of Zebedee and with his brother John a “Son of Thunder” is the patron saint of Spain and his appearance in the Battle of Clavijo in 844 is credited with spurring the army of King Ramiro to victory over the Moslems.
In the process I found some nationalist sites based in Spain and I have added these to the blogroll in a new category. My Spanish is fairly basic but I plan on taking a close look at these.
“Hijo de trueno, caballero en corcel blanco, hijo de trueno, guianos y hacernos vencer.”
If that doesn’t stir your blood, nothing will.