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    Queen Isabella once said, "I will assume the undertaking for my own crown of Castile, and am ready to pawn my jewels to defray the expenses of it, if the funds in the treasury should be found inadequate." She may be most famous for funding Christopher Columbus on his expedition to the New World, but she was so much more than the provider of that trip. She had a complicated childhood and became a great ruler. Isabella I of Castile, was born April 22, 1451, she was half Spanish and half Portuguese

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    royal decedents. She became Queen at the age of twenty four. She was the first women to be on an US commutative coin. Who is this very accomplished person? Queen Isabella. Bold and daring, Queen Isabella accomplished many things in her thirty years of rein as Queen of Castile and Aragon. Queen Isabella was born on April 22, 1451 in Madrigal, Old Castile. Her mother was Isabella of Portugal and her dad was John the II of Castile. Her mom and dad were King and Queen of Castile. She had two brothers

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    Queen Isabella The book Queen Isabella and the Unification of Spain tells the story of Queen Isabella's life. It shows how she became queen, who she got married to, the life of her children and their marriages, how Isabella deals with and fixes conflicts, and in all rules her kingdom. Many problems rise up that Isabella has to worry about, like deaths, losing her throne, wars, conflict in religion, and many other everyday trials. Some of the bigger, life changing events will be addressed in this

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    Many people have heard of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain. However, only some know of all the things they accomplished. They might be best known for funding the voyages of Christopher Columbus, but they also greatly contributed to the unity of Spain (“Isabella l”). Together, they brought many kingdoms on the Iberian Peninsula together to form what Spain is today. Through Spain’s unification, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella strengthened Spain into an economic and dominant world power

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    Age? King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella ruled the kingdoms that eventually became the country of Spain. Ferdinand and Isabella were intent on having a kingdom free of any faith other than Christianity. Many people were killed or even banished from the country. King Ferdinand and Isabella moved their kingdom into a great age for Spain, but did not achieve this in the best way. The marriage of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella joined their family’s two kingdoms. Queen Isabella was the daughter of King

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    Queen Isabella Of Spain

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    Queen isabella Isabella I was born on April 22, 1451 in the town of Madrigal de las Altas Torres. She died on November 26, 1504 in the castle of La Mota. She is often referred to as "La Católica" (the Catholic) a "title" given to her by the Spanish Pope, Alexander VI. This is a title that the Kings and Queens of Spain still retain. She was the daughter of John II, King of Castile and his second wife, Isabella of Portugal. Her father died when she was three and her older brother became King Henry

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    Queen Isabella Of Spain

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    The life of a queen was not always elegant and luxurious as it represented in popular media, but instead female monarchs were commonly oppressed to merely play the role of a political connection between kingdoms. While queens were generally allowed more freedom than normal women, it still took a high level of tenacity and dedication to overcome the many obstacles to achieve significant accomplishments. The Kingdom of Castile during the mid-1400’s unknowingly held a princess with the potential to

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    Queen Isabella Of Spain

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    The life of a queen was not always elegant and luxurious as it represented in popular media, but instead female monarchs were commonly oppressed to merely play the role of a political connection between kingdoms. While queens were generally allowed more freedom than normal women, it still took a high level of tenacity and dedication to overcome the many obstacles to achieve significant accomplishments. The Kingdom of Castile during the mid-1400’s unknowingly held a princess with the potential to

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    I, Queen Isabella I of Castile was born to John II on April 22nd, 1451. When I was three years old, my father died. This made my half-brother, Henry IV, the new king of Castile. After Henry’s death in 1474, I became the Queen of Castile. My husband, Ferdinand, was already King of Aragon. This allowed both of us to rule together, unifying Spain. I strongly believe that everyone under spanish rule should be Catholic. I am also patron of education. With my husband Ferdinand I had 5 children. I took

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    status and power, especially among Queens. The Queen of Spain, Isabella I of Castile, and Queen Elizabeth I of England both favoured pearls. Isabella I’s favourite jewel was said to be a collar the Ferdinand gifted her as an engagement present. Consisting of eight large pearls separated by seven large balas rubies, this ornament was a symbol of the unification of Spain through the marriage and Isabella’s love for pearls. Following the discovery of American pearls, Isabella had a heavier, fancier collar

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