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{{Infobox VTM character
 
{{Infobox VTM character
 
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|name = Alonso Pérez de Guzmán
 
|name = Alonso Pérez de Guzmán
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|alias = Don Medina Sidonia
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|gender = Male
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|embraced = [[1615 (WOD)|1615 CE]]
|embraced = [[1615 (cWOD)|1615]]
 
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|clan = [[Lasombra]]
 
|clan = [[Lasombra]]
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|generation = ''unknown''
|sire = [[Beatriz|Doña Beatriz]]
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|sire = Doña [[Beatriz]]
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|allegiance = [[Sabbat]]
 
|allegiance = [[Sabbat]]
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|alias = Don Medina Sidonia|width = 200|gender = Male}}'''Don Medina Sidonia''', born as ''Alonso Pérez de Guzmán'', is a [[Lasombra]] tactician of great renown. In life, he was duke of Medina Sidonia, a title he has taken with him into the unlife.
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'''Don Medina Sidonia''', born ''Alonso Pérez de Guzmán'', is a [[Lasombra]] tactician of great renown. In life, he was duke of {{w|Medina-Sidonia}}, a title he has taken with him into unlife.
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Don Sidonia had been the admiral in life who lost the Armada to the English, thanks to his own lack of initiative and self-confidence. But not a small part for the failure of the fleet had been found in the order of Philipp II of [[Spain (cWOD)|Spain]], so several [[Lasombra (VTM)|Lasombra]] [[Elder (VTM)|Elders]] decided to use the admiral as an object lesson to the king.
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In life, Don Sidonia had been the commander-in-chief who lost the {{w|Spanish Armada}} to the English, due to his own lack of initiative and self-confidence. But not a small part for the failure of the fleet had been found in the order of King {{w|Philip II of Spain|Philip II}} of [[Spain (WOD)|Spain]], so several [[Lasombra]] [[elders]] decided to use the admiral as an object lesson to the king.
   
He was [[Embrace (VTM)|embraced]] and presented in a near-starved state before the king, while his [[Sire (VTM)|sire]] held him back and and explained the basics of leadership to the frightened king while the former duke of Medina Sidonia howled for blood. Several Elders of the Clan wanted to kill the don afterwards, but his sire intervented, feeling piety for him and instructed him in the ways of the [[Clan (VTM)|Clan]] and the [[Sabbat]].
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He was [[Embrace (VTM)|Embraced]] and presented in a near-starved state before the Philip II, while his [[sire]] held him back and and explained the basics of leadership to the frightened king while the former duke of Medina Sidonia howled for blood. Several elders of the Clan wanted to kill the don afterwards, but his sire intervened, feeling pity for him and instructed him in the ways of the [[Clan (VTM)|Clan]] and the [[Sabbat]].
   
In unlife, the former duke of Medina Sidonia quickly proved himself as a brilliant tactician, determined to erase the shame from his defeat in the Channel. His great success as a Lasombra granted his sire ascension into the ranks of [[Les Amies Noir]] and himself great prestige for war efforts coordinated by him against [[New York City (cWOD)|New York]] and [[Manila (cWOD)|Manila]].
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In unlife, the former duke of Medina Sidonia quickly proved himself a brilliant tactician, determined to erase the shame from his defeat in the Channel. His great success as a Lasombra granted his sire ascension into the ranks of [[Les Amies Noir]] and himself great prestige for war efforts coordinated by him against [[New York City (WOD)|New York]] and [[Manila (WOD)|Manila]].
   
The Don has maintained his hatred against [[Britain (cWOD)|Britain]] and strives to see its destruction. He also has a grudge against a [[Ventrue (VTM)|Ventrue]] named [[Parma]], who was a former mercenary who deserted the Armada and joined the British.
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The Don has maintained his hatred against [[Britain (WOD)|Britain]] and strives to see its destruction. He also has a grudge against a [[Ventrue (VTM)|Ventrue]] named [[Parma]], who was a former mercenary who deserted the Armada and joined the British.
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==Trivia==
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For the historical person, see {{w|Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia}}.
   
===Trivia===
 
*For informations about the real life figure of Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, you might also check [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alonso_P%C3%A9rez_de_Guzm%C3%A1n,_7th_Duke_of_Medina_Sidonia his article in wikipedia].
 
 
==References==
 
==References==
*[[Clanbook: Lasombra]], p. 65-66
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* {{b|VTM|Clanbook: Lasombra|page=65-66}}
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[[Category:Lasombra]]
 
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[[Category:Vampires of unknown generation]]
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Don Medina Sidonia, born Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, is a Lasombra tactician of great renown. In life, he was duke of Medina-Sidonia, a title he has taken with him into unlife.

Biography

In life, Don Sidonia had been the commander-in-chief who lost the Spanish Armada to the English, due to his own lack of initiative and self-confidence. But not a small part for the failure of the fleet had been found in the order of King Philip II of Spain, so several Lasombra elders decided to use the admiral as an object lesson to the king.

He was Embraced and presented in a near-starved state before the Philip II, while his sire held him back and and explained the basics of leadership to the frightened king while the former duke of Medina Sidonia howled for blood. Several elders of the Clan wanted to kill the don afterwards, but his sire intervened, feeling pity for him and instructed him in the ways of the Clan and the Sabbat.

In unlife, the former duke of Medina Sidonia quickly proved himself a brilliant tactician, determined to erase the shame from his defeat in the Channel. His great success as a Lasombra granted his sire ascension into the ranks of Les Amies Noir and himself great prestige for war efforts coordinated by him against New York and Manila.

The Don has maintained his hatred against Britain and strives to see its destruction. He also has a grudge against a Ventrue named Parma, who was a former mercenary who deserted the Armada and joined the British.

Trivia

For the historical person, see Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia.

References

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