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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Isabella I
Isabella took a prominent part in this war; not only did she attend to the government of the kingdom, and provide for the support of the army while Ferdinand did battle at its head, but she repeatedly visited the camp to animate the troops by her presence.
Isabella the Catholic always show herself the protectress of Columbus, but she was also the protectess of the American aborigines against the ill-usage of the colonists and adventurers.
Isabella was no less the patroness of the great Cisneros in the reformation of the monasteries of Spain, a work which he accomplished under the authority of Alexander VI given by the Brief of March, 1493, and which anticipated the reform afterwards executed throughout the whole
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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Isabella was great-great-granddaughter of both Henry II of Castile and his half-brother Pedro of Castile and their respective wives (Juana Manuel of Castile and Maria de Padilla).
Isabella and her husband had created an empire and in later years were consumed with administration and politics; they were concerned with the succession and worked to link the Spanish crown to the other rulers in Europe.
Isabella is entombed in Granada in the Capilla Real, which was built by her grandson, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (Carlos I of Spain), alongside her husband Ferdinand, her daughter Juana and Juana's husband Philip; and Isabella's 2-year old grandson, Miguel (the son of Isabella's daughter, also named Isabella, and King Manuel of Portugal).
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  Isabella of Castile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Isabella was great-great-granddaughter of both Henry II of Castile and his half-brother Peter I of Castile and their respective wives (Joan of Villena and Maria de Padilla).
Isabella and her husband had created an empire and in later years were consumed with administration and politics; they were concerned with the succession and worked to link the Spanish crown to the other rulers in Europe.
Isabella is entombed in Granada in the Capilla Real, which was built by her grandson, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (Carlos I of Spain), alongside her husband Ferdinand, her daughter Juana and Juana's husband Philip; and Isabella's 2-year old grandson, Miguel (the son of Isabella's daughter, also named Isabella, and King Manuel of Portugal).
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Isabella of Castile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Isabella of Castile (April 22, 1451 – November 26, 1504) was queen of Castile and Leon.
Isabella of Castile (1451–1504), wife of Ferdinand II of Aragon, mother of Catherine of Aragon, patron of Christopher Columbus.
Isabella of Asturias, (1470–1498), queen consort, daughter of Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon, wife of Manuel I of Portugal.
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 Isabella I - MSN Encarta
She was the daughter of John II of Castile and León by his second wife, Isabella of Portugal.
Isabella's succession was contested, however, by Afonso V of Portugal, who supported the claim of Henry's daughter Juana la Beltraneja.
Isabella and her husband (known together as “the Catholic kings”) are remembered for initiating the Inquisition in 1478, for completing the reconquest of Spain from the Moors and for their ruthless expulsion of the Spanish Jews, both in 1492.
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 isabella.HTM
Isabella had never seen Ferdinand, but her chaplain assured her that the young prince was "handsome in face, body, and person." Ferdinand's most striking quality was said to be his air of calm self-confidence, which he maintained even in the most desperate battlefield situations.
Isabella was staying at Ocaña when she heard rumors that her brother, King Henry, was plotting to have her kidnapped and carried off to his stronghold at Madrid, where he would force her to marry the King of Portugal.
Isabella sent word to the King of Aragón that she was ready to marry his son, Prince Ferdinand, as soon as she received a dowry of forty-thousand florins and a Papal dispensation to marry.
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 European Voyages of Exploration: Isabella I
Isabella I, Queen of Castile, was born in the town of Madrigal de las Altas Torres April 22, 1453 and died a little before noon November 26, 1504 in the castle of La Mota, which still stands at Medina del Campo (Valladolid).
Isabella, as soon as she was left alone, journeyed to Valladolid, and from there sent loyal followers in search of Ferdinand, who had been proclaimed King of Sicily and heir of the Aragonese monarchy.
Isabella took a prominent part in this war; not only did she attend to the government of the kingdom, and provide for the support of the army, while Ferdinand did battle at its head, but she repeatedly visited the camp to animate the troops by her presence.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Isabel I of Castile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Isabella of Castile (Spanish: Isabel, Ysabel or Isabela — only Isabel is used in modern Spanish; the equivalent English name is Elizabeth, but she has always been known as Isabella in English) (April 22, 1451 – November 26, 1504) was Queen of Castile and Leon.
Ferdinand and his wife Isabella of Castile Ferdinand II (Fernando de Aragón in Spanish and Ferran dAragó 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.
She was great-great-granddaughter of both Henry II of Castile and his half-brother Peter I of Castile and their respective wives Joan of Villena and Maria de Padilla.
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Isabella was engaged to Hugh of Lusignan, a family which John was worried about due to their power and influence and the fact that an alliance between Angouleme and Lusignan would be a danger to him.
Isabella was unhappily married to Edward and through a rebellion in 1327 had him imprisoned and ultimately executed and so she became know as the she-wolf of France.
Isabella believed because she was the daughter of Philippe IV, she had a claim to the French throne after all her brothers had died without producing a male heir.
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 Isabella of Castile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Isabella of Castile (Spanish : Ysabel,Isabel or Isaabela; sometimes in English: Elizabeth) (22 April 1451 - 26 November 1504) was queen of Castile.
She was great-granddaughter of John I of Castile and his wife Eleanor of Aragón, a sister of Kings John I of Aragon and Martin I of Aragon.
Isabella was the first named woman to appear on a United States coin, an 1893 commemorative quarter, celebrating the 400th anniversary of Columbus' firstvoyage.
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Isabella remembers: The Queen has had to overcome the misgivings, the doubts and the envy of her courtiers, the denun- ciations of heresy brought forward by the Church hierarchy, and even the warnings of her husband.
Isabella was supposed to choose between two other pretenders to her hand: Alphonso V, King of Portugal, a widower many years her senior, or Charles de Valois, a son of King Charles VII of France.
Isabella probably winced when she affixed her seal to the Decree of Expulsion of the Jews, as she would wince again two years later, in 1502, when signing the Decree of Expulsion of the Moriscos, submitted to her for approval by another man, the Most Eminent Cardinal Ximnez de Cisneros.
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 Isabel I
Isabella of Castile was a powerful queen as Europe passed from the Late Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
Isabella was queen of Castile from 1474 to 1505, and she had to fight a civil war to secure her throne.
Ferdinand and Isabella succeeded as joint sovereigns to the throne of Castile on the death of Isabella's half brother Henry IV in December of 1474.
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 Spanish Inquisition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Spanish Inquisition was founded in 1478 by Ferdinand and Isabella to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms and was under the direct control of the Spanish monarchy.
Officially, all Muslims in Castile had been converted to Christianity in 1502; those in Aragon and Valencia were obliged to convert by Charles I's decree of 1526.
In Castile, cases of sodomy were not adjudicated, unless related to heresy.
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 Ferdinand V and Isabella I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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.
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.
Isabella and her husband (known together as "the Catholic kings") are remembered for completing the reconquest of Spain from the Moors, for initiating the Inquisition, and for their ruthless expulsion of the Spanish Jews.
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 Isabella I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
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.
Isabella and Ferdinand, known as the Catholic kings, ruled Castile and Aragón jointly.
Isabella bequeathed Castile to her daughter Joanna, with Ferdinand as regent.
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 Isabella of Castille
Isabella I (1451­1504), queen of Castile, called la Catolica ("the Catholic"), and a sponsor of the voyages of Christopher Columbus.
She was the daughter of John II of Castile and Leon by his second wife, Isabella of Portugal.
Isabella's succession was contested, however, by Alfonso V of Portugal, who supported the claim of Henry's daughter Juana la Beltraneja.
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 Isabel, Queen of Castile and Leon
Enrique was crowned King of Castile, and two years later he married the sister of King Alfonso V of Portugal, Juana, in May of 1445.
Nobles in Castile were rallying to usurp the throne of Castile and put Alfonso in the seat of power.
Juana would never accept the fact that she was not the Queen of Castile, and when Isabel ordered her to stop using that title and she defied her queen, Juana was banished to a convent, where even in within the convent walls she signed her letters 'Yo la reina', 'I the queen'.
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 Isabella_of_Castile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Isabella was born in Madrigal de las Altas Torres on April 22, 1451, her brother Alfonso came three years later.
Isabella, a very religious person, received with her husband the title of Catholic monarchs by Pope Alexander VI, a pope of whose secularism Isabella did not approve.
Isabella's confessor, Cisneros was named Archbishop of Toledo and instrumental in a program of rehabilitation of the religious institutions of Spain, laying the groundwork for the later counter-reformation.
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 Isabella of Castile Biography (Royalty) — Infoplease.com
Isabella is known to generations of schoolchildren as the queen who financed Columbus's voyages to the New World.
Extra credit: Isabella's youngest daughter, Catherine of Aragon, was the first wife of Henry VIII of England...
Isabella's daughter Joanna ("the Mad") was the mother of Charles V, king of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor
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 QueenIsabella
Isabella of Castile was born in Madrigal, April 22, 1451, the daughter of John II of Castile by his second wife, Isabella of Portugal.
After the death of her brother, Henry IV, in 1474, Isabella ascended the throne of Castile, to the exclusion of her elder sister, Joanna, who had the rightful claim to the crown.
During the lifetime of her brother, Isabella had gained the favor of the estates of the kingdom to such a degree that the majority, on his death, declared her queen.
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 swuklink: Ferdinand II of Aragon & Isabella of Castile     (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
He became Ferdinand V of Castile in 1469 on his clandestine marriage to Isabella I of Castile and, although differing laws in the two states meant that she never became queen of Aragon, the monarchs ran the two kingdoms as one state.
Isabella (April 22nd, 1451 - November 26th, 1504), Ysabel, Isabel or Isabela, queen of Castile, was the daughter of King John II of Castile (1406-1454) by his second wife, Queen Isabella of Portugal.
Isabella claimed her right to succession and secretly married her cousin, the future Ferdinand II of neighbouring Aragon to assure Aragon's support defuse any eventual claim by Ferdinand on the crown of Castile.
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 Isabella of Castile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Isabella of Castile (Spanish : Ysabel Isabel or Isaabela ; sometimes in English: Elizabeth) (22 April 1451 - 26 November 1504) was queen of Castile.
She was also great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster and his second wife Constanza of a daughter of Peter I of Castile.
Her third set of great-grandparents were John I of Portugal and his wife Philippa of Lancaster daughter of John of Gaunt from first wife Blanche of Lancaster.
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