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 Ferdinand of Castile and Leon - Eustache de Champagne
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In 1469, the marriage of Ferdinand II of Aragon (later Ferdinand V of Castile) and Isabella I of Castile laid the basis for the union of the two kingdoms and, eventually, of all Spain.
Ferdinand married Sancha, the sister of Bermudo III, king of Leon (1016-37), and heiress to the throne of Leon.
Ferdinand III (of Castile and León), called The Saint (1199-1252), king of Castile (1217-52) and of León (1230-52); he was the son of King Alfonso IX of León and Castile.
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 Castile and Aragon
Old Castile is in outline an irregular triangle, the western frontier bordering on the ancient Kingdom of Leon, the south-eastern boundary being the Sierras de Gredos, Guadarrama, and the Moncayo (Mons Caunus), and the north-eastern, the river Ebro.
Castile, with the title of king, was given to Ferdinand, who had married Sancha, the sister of Bermudo, who was to have married García Sánchez, the last independent count.
Ferdinand I, of Castile, united Castile and Leon, the latter having fallen to his wife upon the death of her brother, Bermudo III.
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 Ferdinand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 History of Castile and Leon - IBWiki
Alfonso XII of Castile and Leon and Ferdinand II of Aragon still joined a final effort to invade Granada, expulse the Jews and forcefully convert the Moors.
Additionally, Castile and Leon became dependent on her colonies for income, and when Queen Elizabeth I of England began to capture Spanish vessels on the way to and from the New World, Spain suffered massive economic losses.
These effects, combined with the expulsion of Castile and Leon's most economically vital classes in the late 15th century (the Jews and the Moors), caused Castile and Leon's economy to collapse several times in the 16th century, bringing the Golden Age of Castile and Leon to a close.
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 Ferdinand V and Isabella I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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.
In 1469 Princess Isabella married Ferdinand of Aragón, known also as Ferdinand V, The Catholic, and on the death of her brother, Henry IV, Isabella and Ferdinand jointly succeeded (1474) to the throne of Castile and León.
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 Ferdinand III of Castile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fernando III called El Santo (the Saint), (1198/1199 – May 30, 1252) was a king of Castile (1217–1252) and Leon (1230–1252).
Fernando was the son of Alfonso IX of Castile and Leon.
In 1219, Ferdinand married Elizabeth of Hohenstaufen (1203–1235), a daughter of the German king Philip of Swabia and Irene Angelina.
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He was the son of Alfonso IX, King of Leon, and of Berengeria, the daughter of Alfonso III, King of Castile, and sister of Blanche, the mother of St. Louis IX.
In 1217 Ferdinand became King of Castile, which crown his mother renounced in his favour, and in 1230 he succeeded to the crown of Leon, though not without civil strife, since many were opposed to the union of the two kingdoms.
The highest aims of Ferdinand's life were the propagation of the Faith and the liberation of Spain from the Saracen yoke.
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 Ferdinand III, Spanish king of Castile and Leon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Ferdinand III, Spanish king of Castile and Leon.
1199–1252, Spanish king of Castile (1217–52) and León (1230–52), son of Alfonso IX of León and Berenguela of Castile.
Ferdinand was planning an expedition to Morocco when he died and was succeeded by his son, Alfonso X. In 1671, Ferdinand was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.
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 New Catholic Dictionary: Castile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sancho the Great of Navarre took possession of Castile on the death of Sancho Garcia's son, and his son Ferdinand I united Leon and Castile which were later separated and reunited under Alfonso VI whose daughter Urraca became first queen.
Alfonso VIII (1158-1214) definitely freed New Castile from the Moslem yoke in the battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212), commemorated annually by the Church in Spain on 16 July as "El Triumfo de la Santa Cruz" (The Triumph of the Holy Cross).
Castile and Leon were united decisively under Saint Ferdinand III (1219-1252) who regained from the Moors all but the kingdom of Granada.
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 St. Ferdinand III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In 1219 Ferdinand married Beatrice, the daughter of Philip of Swabia, King of Germany.
The highest aims of Ferdinand's life were the propagation of the Faith and the liberation of Spain.
Ferdinand was buried in the great cathedral of Seville before the image of the Blessed Virgin clothed in the habit of the Third Order of St. Francis.
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 Alfonso X of Castile Summary
The eldest son of Ferdinand III and Beatrice of Swabia, Alfonso was born in Toledo on Nov. 23, 1221.
Alfonso was the eldest son of Ferdinand III of Castile and Isabella of Swabia.
Alfonso's second son, Sancho, claimed to be the new heir, in preference to the children of Ferdinand de la Cerda, basing his claim on an old Castilian custom, that of proximity of blood and agnatic seniority.
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 The Davis-Bean Trees - Person Page 31
Ferdinand III, King of Castile & Leon married Joanna, Queen of Castile.
Henry III Plantagenet, King of England was born on 1 October 1207 in Winchester, England.
She married Henry III Plantagenet, King of England, son of John I Plantagenet, King of England and Isabella (Taillefer) d' Angouleme, on 14 January 1236 in Canterbury, England.
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 Wilburt L. Carson - King Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
King Alfonso VII the Emperor of Castile and Leon was born in 1105 in Castile, Spain.
Children were: Ferdinand of Castile and Leon, King Sancho IV of Castile and Leon.
King Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon was born on 5 Aug 1201 in near Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
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 Education World® - *History : By Region : Europe : Spain : Famous People : General Resources
Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon MSN Encarta Encyclopedia article discusses the reign of Ferdinand III and offers an account of his acquisition of Leon in 1230.
Ferdinand V MSN Encarta Find a short biography of the king who ruled Castile, Naples, Sicily and Aragon in the late C15thearly C16th with his wife Isabella I. Ferdinand VI MSN Encarta Presents a biography of the first Spanish king and highlights his achievements during his eighteenth century reign.
Philip III of Spain and Naples MSN Encarta Article describes the policies of the king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily from 15981621, and as Philip II, king of Portugal.
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Although our picture of Eleanor of Castile inevitably is colored by this anomalous situation of the constant existence of two queens during Eleanor of Castile's entire reign, and that the younger Eleanor was never widow nor regent, however, does not mean that her life is not a most interesting one to study.
Eleanor of Castile's prerogatives as queen may be a very small part of the story, and she may have been less of a traditional queen figure as the reflection of the queen of heaven than her mother in law Eleanor of Provence, but this is only to be expected.
Thus, Parsons' treatment of Eleanor of Castile written relatively early in his career, is remarkable in achieving the same type of depth which after many years of research and publication on a variety of topics, Marjorie Chibnall has brought to her most accomplished and wonderful biography of the twelfth- century Matilda, Empress.
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Parents: King Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon, Spain and Joan de Dammartin of Aumale.
Parents: King Alphonso VII of Castille and Leon, Spain and Berengaria of Barcelona.
Ferdinand III was called (The Saint) He was King of Castile1217 and of Leon 1230 Parents: King Alphonso IX of Leon, Spain and Queen Berengaria of Castile, Spain.
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King of Castile (1035-65) and Leon (1037-65), inherited the former kingdom and conquered the latter.
Ferdinand IV King of Castile and León (1295-1312), conquered Gibraltar (1309) from the Moors with the help of Aragon, but he failed in his attempt to take Algeciras.
King of Castile and León (1474-1504, jointly with his wife, Isabella I), king of Aragón (as Ferdinand II, 1479-1516), king of Sicily (1468-1516), and king of Naples (1504-16), with his wife completed the unification of Spain by conquering Granada in 1492.
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 Foreman, Larry Don Ancestors - htmg28 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Henry III of England King of England was born 1 Oct 1206/1207 in Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England.
Ferdinand III "the Saint" of Castile and Leon King of Castile and Leon was born 1191/1201.
Philippe III "the Bold" "Coeur de Lion" of France King of France was born 1 May 1245.
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 Henry IV Of Castile - LoveToKnow 1911
(1453-1474), king of Castile, surnamed the Impotent, or the Spendthrift, was the son of John II.
of Castile and Leon, and of his wife, Mary, daughter of Ferdinand I. of Aragon and Sicily.
He was born at Valladolid on the 6th of January 1425.
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 Historical Flags (Castile and Leon, Spain)
This flag was not only the flag of the Kingdoms of Castile and Leon but of all Castile, formed (in 1492) by the Kingdoms of Castile, Leon and Murcia, the Basque provinces, the Canary Islands and some cities in the northern coast of Africa.
In 1200 the king of Castile had inherited the Lordship of Biscay and along the 14th century several cities in Alava and lordships in Guipuzcoa requested the protection of the Castilian crown to defend themselves better (for instance against English ambitions in the area).
Basque vessels from these territories would only fly the banner-of-arms of Castile and Leon if they were royal vessels, belonged to the Castilian navy or had been in one way or another commissioned by the king (as was the case, for instance, with Columbus' ships).
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 Sample Chapter for Ruiz, T.F.: From Heaven to Earth: The Reordering of Castilian Society, 1150-1350.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sancho III (1157-58) received the kingdoms of Castile and Toledo, realms at the vanguard of the Reconquest and recipients of fabulous parias (tributes paid by the Muslim kingdoms of taifas to Christian rulers).
Ferdinand II of León, the young king's uncle, not only interfered often in the conflicts over the regency, but grasped Castilian territories on its western frontier as well.
A pious, earnest man, the grandfather of two saintly kings, Louis IX of France and Ferdinand III of Castile-León, Alfonso VIII slowly recovered the territories that had been alienated during his minority and curtailed, by a combination of threats, military actions, and bribes, the ambitions of the high nobility.
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 Saints of May 30
Ferdinand was the son of Alphonso IX, king of León, and Berengaria, the oldest daughter of Alphonso III, king of Castile.
Ferdinand married Beatrice, daughter of King Philip of Swabia in 1219.
Ferdinand's military efforts were not so much imperialistic in motivation as driven by a wish to save Christians from the dominance of infidels.
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 The Periphery of Francia: Spain, Britain, Eastern Europe, & Scandinavia
Also, the text refers to the daughter of Sancho García of Castile who marries Sancho III of Navarre as "Mayor" [p.687], even though the diagram calls her "Elvira" and "Mayor" is elsewhere given in the text as the heiress of Ribagorza [p.690].
Ferdinand II of Aragón (1479-1516) becomes Ferdinand V of Castile and of Spain (united with his marriage to Isabella I of Castile).
Ferdinand I's Kingdom of Castile and León was divided between his three sons: Sancho II received Castile, Alfonso VI, León, and a new Kingdom of Galicia was broken off León for García.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Ferdinand III of Castille
Son of Alfonso IX, King of Leon, and Berengaria, daughter of King Alfonso III of Castile.
King of Castile in 1217 at age 18.
In his later years, Ferdinand's father desired to return to his throne, and he turned against Ferdinand; he eventually gave up the idea, however, and the two reconciled.
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 Alfonso VI of Castile Summary
As he was the first Alfonso to be King of Castile, he is sometimes referred to as Alfonso I of Castile.
As the second and favorite son of King Ferdinand I of Castile and Princess Sancha of León, Alfonso was alloted León, while Castile was given to his eldest brother Sancho, and Galicia to his youngest brother Garcia.
Alfonso was defeated on October 23, 1086, at the battle of Zallaqa, at the hands of Yusuf ibn Tashfin, and Abbad III al-Mu'tamid, and was severely wounded in the leg.
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 Moorish Towns in southern Spain
In 929 Abd-ar-Rahman III established the caliphate of Córdoba, and the city reached a peak of prosperity, rivalling Damascus and Baghdad in its brilliance and intellectual activity.
In 1236 the city was captured and made part of Roman Catholic Spain by Ferdinand III of Castile.
Adjoining the cathedral is the Royal Chapel containing the tombs of Ferdinand V and Isabella I, joint sovereigns of Castile.
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