Queens Regnant: Isabella I of Castile - The Catholic Queen - History of Royal Women
Isabella was not born to be a Queen. She was born on 22 April 1451 as the daughter of John II, King of Castile and his second wife Isabella of Portugal. She had an older half-brother from her father’s first marriage to Maria of Aragon, the future Henry IV of Castile. A younger brother, Alfonso, was [read more]
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Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile's tomb, Royal Chapel of Granada, Andalusia, Spain
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