Quinones

(Suero de), in the reign of Juan II., with nine other cavaliers, held the bridge of Orbigo against all comers for thirty-six days, overthrowing in that time seventy-eight knights of Spain and France. Quinones had challenged the world, and such was the result.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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