Hamet El Zegri


 

Hamet el Zegri gambled everything on defending the city of Malaga against the onslaught of Christian forces led by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in 1487.

 

National Affiliation: Emirate of Granada
Occupation: Military Commander of the Granadan Army
Enemies: Queen Isabella, King Ferdinand, Marquis of Cadiz
Castles: Alcazaba, Gibralfaro Castle
Personality: Sly, Desperate, Proud

The Zegris (also Zegaries and Zagaris) were a pseudo-dynastic power in the Emirate of Granada during the 15th Century.

Hamet el-Zegri was the last of his line to lead Muslim forces into battle. He was a brilliant tactician and fought the combined forces of Spain for a number of years.

Hamet gambled everything on defending the city of Malaga against the onslaught of Christian forces led by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in 1487.