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 England Under The Tudors: Catherine of Aragon.
CATHERINE OF ARAGON, Queen of Henry VIII of England, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, was born on the 15th or 16th of December 1485.
Ferdinand endeavoured to cheat the English king of the marriage portion agreed upon, and Henry made use of the presence of the unmarried princess in England to extort new conditions, and especially to secure the marriage of his daughter Mary to the archduke Charles, grandson of Ferdinand, and afterwards Charles V.
Writing to Ferdinand on the 9th of March 1509, she describes the state of poverty to which she was reduced, and declares the king's unkindness impossible to be borne any longer.
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 Ferdinand II of Aragon - Biocrawler
Ferdinand II (Fernando de Aragón in Spanish and Ferran d'Aragó in Catalan), nicknamed the Catholic (March 10, 1452 – June 23, 1516) was king of Aragon, Castile, Sicily, Naples, Valencia, Sardinia and Navarre and Count of Barcelona.
Ferdinand, the son of John II of Aragon by his second wife, the Aragonese noblewoman Juana Henriquez, was made King of Sicily by his father in 1468 in preparation for his marriage to Infanta Isabella, the half-sister and heiress of Henry IV of Castile.
Ferdinand allied with various Italian princes and with Emperor Maximilian I, to expel the French by 1496 and install Alfonso's son, Ferdinand, on the Neapolitan throne.
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 John II Of Aragon - LoveToKnow 1911
In his youth he was one of the infantes (princes) of Aragon who took part in the dissensions of Castile during the minority and reign of John II.
He was succeeded by Ferdinand, his son by his second marriage, who was already associated with his wife Isabella as joint sovereign of Castile.
of Aragon is largely dealt with in W. Prescott's History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella (1854).
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  Ferdinand - Slider
Ferdinand IV, Archduke of Austria, duke of Modena.
Franz Ferdinand, archduke of Austria, assassinated in Sarajevo.
Ferdinand of Austria, Cardinal-Infante of Spain – 1618-1641
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 Spain and Its Coins
The marriage in 1469 of Ferdinand II of Aragon with Isabella, heiress to the crown of Castile, laid the foundations of a united Spanish kingdom.
Ferdinand II (1452-1516) was the son John II of Aragon; he became King of Sicily in 1468, one year before marrying Isabella, daughter of King John II of Castile.
Ferdinand VII (1808-1833) was taken prisoner to France and forced to cede the throne of Spain to Joseph Bonaparte (1808-1813), Napoleon's brother.
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 Luminarium Encyclopedia: Ferdinand II of Aragon.
FERDINAND V of Castile and Leon, and II of Aragon, was the son of John I of Aragon by his second marriage with Joanna Henriquez, of the family of the hereditary grand admirals of Castile, and was born at Sos in Aragon on the 16th of March 1452.
But though Ferdinand had sought a selfish political advantage at his wife's expense, he was well aware of her ability and high character.
Aragon did not recognize the right of women to reign, and would have been detached together with Catalonia, Valencia and the Italian states if he had had a son.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Ferdinand II of Aragon
Ferdinand II of Aragon, surnamed the Catholic (March 10, 1452 - June 23, 1516) was king of Aragon, Castile, Sicily, Naples and Navarre.
He was also the king of Sicily (as II) from 1468 to 1516 and Naples (as III) from 1504 to 1516.
Ferdinand also conquered the southern half of Navarre and annexed it to Spain.
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 Ferdinand II, king of Aragon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
or Ferdinand the Catholic, 1452–1516, king of Aragón (1479–1516), king of Castile and León (as Ferdinand V, 1474–1504), king of Sicily (1468–1516), and king of Naples (1504–16).
In 1469, Ferdinand married Isabella I of Castile, and in 1474 they assumed joint rule of Castile.
Many of Ferdinand’s policies had long-lasting effects, especially the expulsion of the Jews and the Muslims, many of whom settled in N Africa, the search for American gold, and the conversion of large agricultural areas into grazing lands for the benefit of the wool industry.
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 John II of Aragon - Definition, explanation
John II (June 29, 1397 – January 20, 1479) was a King of Aragon (1458 - 1479) and a King of Navarre (1425 - 1479).
He was the son of Ferdinand I and his wife Eleanor of Albuquerque.
In his old age he was engaged in incessant conflicts with his Aragonese and Catalan subjects, with Louis XI of France, and in preparing the way for the marriage of his son Ferdinand with Isabella of Castile which brought about the union of the crowns.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Castile and Aragon
Philip II, and is one of the historic monuments of New
Aragon very fertile; the mountains are covered with great forests, and fruits grow abundantly, but, on account of the isolation of the mountains and the scarcity of water on some of the high table-lands, some regions are but thinly populated.
John II disturbed the peace of his reign by the unjust persecution of his son the Prince of Viana, and at his death was succeeded by Ferdinand the Catholic, who by his
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 Ferdinand II of Aragon Summary
Ferdinand V (1452-1516), or Ferdinand the Catholic, and his wife, Isabella I, were joint sovereigns of Castile.
Ferdinand II the Catholic (Spanish: Fernando de Aragón "el Católico", Catalan: Ferran d'Aragó "el Catòlic") (March 10, 1452 – June 23, 1516) was king of Aragon (1479-1516), Castile, Sicily (1468-1516), Naples (1504-1516), Valencia, Sardinia and Navarre and Count of Barcelona.
At this point Ferdinand remarried with the much younger Germaine of Foix (1490–1538), a grand-daughter of Queen Leonor of Navarre, to reinforce his claim to the kingdom.
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 Ferdinand II, king of Aragón — Infoplease.com
Ferdinand II Ferdinand II or Ferdinand the Catholic,1452–1516, king of Aragón (1479–1516), king of Castile and León (as Ferdinand V, 1474–1504), king of Sicily (1468–1516), and king of Naples (1504–16).
Many of Ferdinand's policies had long-lasting effects, especially the expulsion of the Jews and the Muslims, many of whom settled in N Africa, the search for American gold, and the conversion of large agricultural areas into grazing lands for the benefit of the wool industry.
Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain 1474-1516 a re-assessment.
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 Ferdinand V - MSN Encarta
Ferdinand V, called The Catholic (1452-1516), king of Castile (1474-1504); as Ferdinand II he was also king of Sicily (1468-1516) and of Aragón (1479-1516); as Ferdinand III, king of Naples (1504-1516).
The union of the Spanish kingdoms of Aragón and Castile was effected in 1469 by Ferdinand's marriage to his cousin Isabella I, queen of Castile.
Ferdinand had hoped by this alliance to obtain the Castilian crown for himself, but his high-spirited and politically astute wife firmly retained sovereign authority in her own realm.
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 Ferdinand II of Aragon
Ferdinand II of Aragon, surnamed the Catholic (March 10, 1452 - June 23, 1516) was king of Aragon, Castile, Sicily, Naples and Navarre.
He was also the king of Sicily (as II) from 1468 to 1516 and Naples (as III) from 1504 to 1516.
Ferdinand also conquered the southern half of Navarre and annexed it to Spain.
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 Ferdinand II King of Aragon: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Aragon (Spain)--History, Aragon (Spain)--Kings And Rulers, Catalonia (Spain)--Kings And Rulers
King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile married in 1479 to unite...
Charles of Hapsburg was a grandson of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile.
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 Science Fair Projects - John II of Aragon
John II (June 29, 1397 – January 20, 1479) was a King of Aragon (1458 - 1479) and a King of Navarre (1425 - 1479).
He was succeeded by Ferdinand, his son by his second marriage, who was already associated with his wife Isabella as joint sovereign of Castile.
The reign of John II of Aragon is largely dealt with in WH Prescott's History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella (1854).
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
John II the Great (June 29, 1397 – January 20, 1479) was the King of Aragon (1458–1479) and a king consort of Navarre (1425–1479).
He was the son of Ferdinand I and his wife Eleanor of Alburquerque.
The Catalan revolt was pacified in 1472, but John carried on a war, in which he was generally unfortunate, with his neighbour the French king till his death in 1479.
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 WHKMLA : History of Aragon, 1479-1516
Aragon's heir apparent, Ferdinand, in 1469 went to Castile and married Castilian heir apparent, Isabel.
In 1504 Queen Isabel died, and King Ferdinand returned to Aragon, only to be recalled to Castile in 1506, because of the madness of his daughter Juana.
Ferdinand seems not to have intended the Castilian-Aragonese union to last, for he married again.
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 Ferdinand of Aragon Biography (Ruler of Spain) — FactMonster.com
Ferdinand and his wife, Isabella of Castille, underwrote the voyages of Christopher Columbus and so established Spain as a powerful force in the New World.
Ferdinand and Isabella moved to establish Roman Catholicism as Spain's dominant religion, expelling Jews and Muslims and creating the infamous Spanish Inquisition.
Ferdinand outlived Isabella and upon his death in 1516 power passed to his grandson, Charles, who later became the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Extra credit: Ferdinand and Isabella's youngest daughter, Catherine of Aragon, was the first wife of Henry VIII of England.
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 Spanish Empire
Upon the death of Ferdinand II of Aragon (Ferdinand V of Castile) in 1516, the Spanish crown was inherited by his grandson Charles.
A direct descendant of the Habsburgs of Austria, the king of Castile and Aragon, Charles I of Spain, soon assumed the rule of Naples and went on to become Emperor Charles V of Germany.
Charles V abdicated in 1556, dividing his dominions between his son Philip (King Philip II of Spain and Sicily), who inherited the political realm, and his younger brother Ferdinand (Ferdinand I), who became ruler of the Holy Roman Empire.
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 Queen Isabella I
She was the daughter of John II, King of Castile and his second wife, Isabella of Portugal.
During this period, Ferdinand became King Ferdinand II of Aragon.
It was particularly bad during the reign of Isabella and Ferdinand.
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 Ferdinand II
Ferdinand was the son of John II of Aragon and Juana Enríquez, both of Castilian origin.
Ferdinand's future was assured when he came of age, in 1466, and when he was named king of Sicily, in 1468, in order to impress the court of Castile, where his father ultimately wished to place him.
Ferdinand had no apparent bent for formal studies, but he was a patron of the arts and a devotee of vocal and instrumental music.
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 Aragón (menú principal)
Aragon, an autonomous region of the kingdom of Spain, has an extension of 48.000 km2 and a population of 1.200.000 inhabitants.
The territory of Aragon was historically populated by Basques, Iberians and Celts, Romans, Visigoths, Arabs and Berbers.
With the marriage of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabelle I of Castile, the Catholic Kings, all the states of the Crown of Aragon and those of the Crown of Castile and Leon, including the thereafter discovered territories of America, were united under the government of a single dynasty.
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 Aragon
She was the daughter of Ferdinand V and Isabella I, king and queen of Aragón and Castile.
Ferdinand V (1452-1516) King-consort of Castile from 1474 (as Ferdinand II), King of Aragon from 1479, and Ferdinand III of Naples from 1504.
King of Aragon as Sancho I Ramirez (1063-94) and of Navarre as Sancho V Ramirez (1074-94).
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 HENRI IV FRANCE - SPAIN
Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452-1516) became King Ferdinand V of Castille, when he married Isabella of Castille.
Ferdinand was also known by the name of "Ferdinand the Catholic".
With the death of Ferdinand in 1516, he became King of Castille and Aragon, which in turn led to him being ruler of Naples.
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 Ferdinand II of Aragon
Ferdinand II of Aragon, nicknamed the Catholic (March 10, 1452 – June 23, 1516) was king of Aragon, Castile, Sicily, Naples and Navarre and Count of Barcelona
He was also the king of Sicily (as Ferdinand II) from 1468 to 1516 and Naples (as Ferdinand III) from 1504 to 1516.
Earlier that year, Ferdinand had conquered the southern half of the Kingdom of Navarre and annexed it to Spain.
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