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  • But Alphonso did not use his freedom to act legibus solutus except against such hoary and incorrigible intriguers as Don Juan ci Tuerto or the Caballero Diego Gil, whom he beheaded with seventeen of his men after promising them security for their lives.
  • The derivation of the name Gilan from the modern Persian word gil meaning mud (hence "land of mud") is incorrect.
  • It probably means "land of the Gil," an ancient tribe which classical writers mention as the Gelae.
  • In 1433 died King John, exhorting his son not to abandon those schemes which were now, in the long-continued failure to round Cape Bojador, ridiculed by many as costly absurdities; and in 1434 one of the prince's ships, commanded by Gil Eannes, at length doubled the cape.
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