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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.
Philip II (1556-1598) inherited from his father, Charles V, the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies and the Duchy of Milan in Italy, Brabant and the possessions in the Netherlands, and the Spanish kingdom and its overseas colonial empire.
Isabella II (1833-1868): Three years old when she became queen of Spain, she ruled up to 1845 under the regency of her mother.
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 Isabella II - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Isabella II 1830-1904, queen of Spain (1833-68), daughter of Ferdinand VII and of Maria Christina.
Isabella was under the regency of her mother until 1840, when Espartero seized power.
Isabella's rule was one of party conflicts among moderates, progressives, and liberal unionists and of continuous cabinet changes.
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 Isabella Queen Of Spain -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Isabella II (October 10, 1830 – April 10, 1904), Isabel II in Spanish, was queen of Spain.
Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain (Segovia 12 August 1566 – 1 December 1633) was Infanta of Spain, Archduchess of Austria and the joint sovereign of the Seventeen Provinces.
Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain was born in Segovia on 12 August 1566 as the daughter of Phillip II of Spain and his third wife Elizabeth of Valois.
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 History of Spain - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The reconquest of Spain was declared a crusade at the turn of the 13th century.
With this declaration came the urge for religious purity in Spain, which was capitalized on by the "Catholic monarchs" (Reyes Católicos in Spanish) Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon in order to justify their invasion of Granada, the expulsion of the Jews and the forceful conversion of the Moors.
Under the Bonapartes, Spain failed to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions of the 18th century, and also failed to absorb the ideals that of the Enlightenment that were revolutionizing European thought.
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 Isabella I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In 1469 she married Ferdinand of Aragón (later King Ferdinand II of Aragón and Ferdinand V of Castile).
At the death (1474) of her half brother Henry IV of Castile, the succession to Castile was contested between Isabella and Juana la Beltraneja, who was supported by Alfonso V of Portugal.
She was a prime mover in the expulsion (1492) of the Jews from Spain, the conquest (1492) of Granada, and the forced conversion of the Moors.
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 Isabella II — Infoplease.com
Isabella II Isabella II, 1830–1904, queen of Spain (1833–68), daughter of Ferdinand VII and of
Amadeus - Amadeus, 1845–90, king of Spain (1870–73), duke of Aosta, son of Victor Emmanuel II of...
Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain 1474-1516 a re-assessment.
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Isabella II Queen of Spain [Parents] was born 1830 in Madrid, Spain.
Alfonso XII King of Spain was born 1857 and died 1885.
Isabella II Queen of Spain was born 1830 and died 1904.
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 Isabella, II Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Isabella II (1830-1904) was queen of Spain from 1833 to 1868.
Born in Madrid on Oct. 10, 1830, Isabella was the daughter of Ferdinand VII of Spain and Maria Cristina of Naples.
Isabella's education had been meager; she could scarcely read and was by all accounts relatively ignorant.
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 Philip II (of Spain) - MSN Encarta
Philip II (of Spain) (1527-1598), Habsburg king of Spain (1556-1598), who ruled the country at the height of its power and influence and used that power in the service of the Roman Catholic Church and the Counter-Reformation.
Philip was born in Valladolid on May 21, 1527, the son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Isabella of Portugal and was educated by Roman Catholic clergymen, whose influence shaped his policies as king.
Before succeeding to the throne of Spain upon his father's abdication in 1556, Philip had already received the duchy of Milan (1540), the kingdoms of Naples and Sicily (1554), and the Netherlands (1555) from his father.
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 20TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Isabella II of BOURBON-SPAIN Queen of Spain was born in 1830 in Madrid, Spain - dtr of Ferdinand VII.
Francisco Duke of CADIS was born in 1822 in Spain - aka Francis de Asis.
Isabella of SPAIN was born about 1847 in Spain - dtr of Isabella II and Francisco.
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 Isabella II of Spain
Isabella II (1830-1904), queen of Spain, was born in Madrid on October 10 1830.
She was the eldest daughter of Ferdinand VII, king of Spain, and of his fourth wife, Maria Christina, a Neapolitan Bourbon, who became queen-regent on September 29, 1833, when her daughter, at the age of three years, was proclaimed on the death of the king.
Isabella's rights were only maintained through the support of the army, the Cortes and the Liberals and Progressists, who at the same time established constitutional and parliamentary government, dissolved the religious orders, confiscated the property of the orders and of the Jesuits, disestablished the Church property, and attempted to restore order in finances.
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 CLASSIC STAMPS AND POSTMARKS ON STAMPS OF SPAIN
The portrait of Queen Isabella II does not have the distinctive beauty of the portrait of Victoria used on British stamps, but her features graced most Spanish stamps until her abdication in 1868.
Serena is an area in southwest Spain in the province of Badajoz.
Corvera is in southeast Spain in Murcia province.
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 Isabella II - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
She was the eldest daughter of Ferdinand VII., king of Spain, and of his fourth wife, Maria Christina, a Neapolitan Bourbon, who became queen-regent on 29th September 1833, when her daughter, at the age of three years, was proclaimed on the death of the king.
The only redeeming traits of Queen Isabella's reign were a war against Morocco, which ended in an advantageous treaty and some cession of territory; some progress in public works, especially railways; a slight improvement in commerce and finance.
Isabella was induced to abdicate in Paris on 25th June 1870 in favour of her son, Alphonso XII., and the cause of the restoration was thus much furthered.
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 SPAIN FROM FERDINAND AND ISABELLA TO PHILIP
While Ferdinand and Isabella did weaken the political position of the nobility, this fact must be placed in proper perspective by the consideration of two related facts: They did not strengthen the townsmen politically, and they did not seriously weaken the great nobles socially or economically.
It was established throughout Spain by a bull of Sixtus IV in 1478, at the request of the monarchs, and began operations in 1480.
In the Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella, the chief threat of heresy was thought to proceed from the Jews and conversos.
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 Isabella, Queen of Spain - Timeline Index
Isabella of Castile, who helped unify Spain via a dynastic marriage with Ferdinand of Aragon in 1469, was a master of propaganda to secure her rule.
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...
Philip II, king of Spain and Portugal, was born at Valladolid, the only son of the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V and Isabella of Portugal.
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 The Kingdom of Spain
The Spanish monarchy reached her climax around 1500 under the reign of Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand V of Aragon, who managed to unite whole Spain and sent Christopher Columbus to the other side of the ocean where he discovered America.
Spain was torn to pieces by the Carlistic wars of 1834-1840 and 1872 and 1876.
Isabella II had to fly the country in 1868 and abdicated in 1870 in favour of her son Alfonso who became King Alfonso XII in 1874 after a coup d'état.
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 Spain - Government And Administration
SINCE September, 1818, when a revolution upset the Government of Isabella II., Spain has passed through a series of revolutions and convulsions, terminating in December, 1874, in the accession of Alfonso XII., a son of Isabella.
The number of " noblemen " is, perhaps, larger in Spain than anywhere else in Europe, for the population of entire provinces, such as the Vascongadas and the Asturias.
The schools, unfortunately, still remain in the hands of ecclesiastics, who likewise exercise a censorship with respect to pieces to be produced on the stage.
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 Isabella   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Isabella was born in Madrigal de las Altas Torras, Spain, the daughter of John II, King of Castile and Leon.
Isabella's marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon united Spain's two largest kingdoms and laid the foundation of the Spanish state.
They governed independently, however, and Isabella initiated a program of reform which reduced the power of her rebellious nobles, streamlined her government, and encouraged scholarship.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Philip II (King of Spain)
The Moriscoes of the ancient Kingdom of Granada had been conquered, but they remained the implacable enemies of their conquerors, from whom they were separated by religion, language, dress, and manners, and they plotted incessantly with the Mussulmans outside the country.
The fleet of the League, commanded by Don Juan, brother of Philip II, inflicted on the Turkish fleet the terrible defeat of Lepanto (7 Oct., 1571), the results of which would have been greater had Venice not proved false and if Pius V had not died in 1572.
Apparently Philip II failed to grasp the situation, since he continued for two years more the war against Henry IV, but his fruitless efforts were finally terminated in 1595 by the absolution of Henry IV by Clement VIII.
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 Worldroots.com
Philip II had ensured that he was present at each birth and, though disappointed with daughters, Isabella had come to mean more to him than anyone else in his family.
In 1581 Philip II was recognised as King of Portugal but The Netherlands declared that they had replaced him with the French Duke of Anjou; and when this Duke announced that he was engaged to Queen Elizabeth of England, Philip II's enemies united.
The first news Philip II received was that his fleet had beaten off the English, followed by a long silence which lasted almost a month; but then the full tragedy was at last revealed.
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 List of Spanish monarchs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These lineages were eventually united by the marriage of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile.
Officially, the monarchy of "Spain" came into the Bourbon monarch's titulary as late as in 1837, when the regency of Isabella II of Spain adopted it to the place of the old, lengthy titulary (that had started "...of Castile, Leon, Aragon," and so on).
Charles's son Philip II of Spain who already was King of Castile and Aragon (directly from his father) also became King of Portugal, and no longer there was any other monarchy in the Iberian Peninsula.
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 Family Forest® - News & Reviews
Marie Isabella Louise, who became Queen of Spain as Isabella II, was born on October 10, 1830 and died on April 9, 1904.
As long ago as the time frame of Amistad seemed to be, Queen Isabella II was actually living during the lifetimes of people who are still living today.
Queen Isabella II was not included in the first edition of the Presidential Family Forest, but is included in the new edition that is about to be published within the American and European Family Forest.
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 Isabella II of Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Isabella II (1830 - 1904) queen of Spain was born in Madrid on October 10 1830.
She was the eldest daughter Ferdinand VII king of Spain and of his wife Maria Christina a Neapolitan Bourbon.
Queen Isabella succeeded to the throne because VII induced the Cortes to assist him in setting aside Salic law which the Bourbons had introduced the beginning of the 18th century and to re-establish the older succession of Spain.
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 Isabella I — Infoplease.com
Isabella I or Isabella the Catholic,1451–1504, Spanish queen of Castile and León (1474–1504), daughter of John II of Castile.
Ferdinand II of Aragón and Ferdinand V of Castile).
High and mighty: on the sweeping Scottish moors, Colin and Isabella Cawdor transform a country estate into a chic B&B. Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain 1474-1516 a re-assessment.
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 Queen Isabella II - Picture - MSN Encarta
Queen Isabella II The reign of Isabella II, queen of Spain, was marred by intrigues and political instability.
She was deposed in the Revolution of 1868.
Spain; Fashion; Isabella II Exclusively for MSN Encarta Premium Subscribers.
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 Isabella II of Spain - Everything on Isabella II of Spain (information, latest news, articles,...)
Isabella's rights were only maintained through the support of the army, the Cortes and the Liberals and Progressists, who at the same time established constitutional and parliamentary government, dissolved the religious orders, confiscated the property of the orders including the Jesuits, and attempted to restore order in finances.
The heir to the throne, who would eventually become Alfonso XII, for instance, was widely believed to be Isabella's child by a captain of the guard, Enrique Puig y Moltó.
Isabella had twelve children, but only four reached adulthood:
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