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Reply #150 - Mar 24th, 2015 at 2:47pm
 

Here is my photo of the slinger in Castillo de Bellver. You can see the wine amphora at his feet, I believe this is a reference to the 'wine and women' reputation of the Balearic mercenaries.

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Reply #151 - Mar 24th, 2015 at 3:44pm
 
Yeah that was very cool.

The slingers didn't get paid in money, but in wine and women.
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Reply #152 - Apr 10th, 2015 at 2:43pm
 
Just as well they probably would have spent the money on the same two things anyways Wink
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