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    The Law is Always Right: Frederick V vs Ferdinand II in the Thirty Years War The Thirty Years War that spanned most of the Holy Roman Empire drawing in most of the European superpowers of the time started off as a much smaller rebellion in the Kingdom of Bohemia in the east of the Empire. The Bohemian revolt started with the Defenestration of Prague where two Catholic regents and a secretary were thrown out of a window by a group of frustrated Protestants. The regents had been

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    King Ferdinand II of Aragon was born on March 10, 1452. He was born in Madrigalejo, Spain. His father is John I of Aragon and his mother is Joanna Henriquez. He has an older stepbrother, Charles IV of Viana. When Queen Blanche died in 1441, John I of Aragon dispossessed his son, Charles IV. Around the same year of Fernand’s birth, Charles attacked his father with french mercenaries at the Battle of Oibar. Charles and the French mercenaries were defeated and captured and then released. Charles fled

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    King Ferdinand of SpainBy: TJ GrayKing Ferdinand of Spain is one of the most well known kings of the fifteen century. At a very young age King Ferdinand made decisions which shaped the Spain and world we know today.Ferdinand was born March 10, 1452, in Sos, Aragon. He was the son of John II of Aragon and Juana Enriquez of Castile. Ferdinand was not considered an intellectual, but was eager to learn. Ferdinand was tutored by humanist Francisco Vidal, he learned to read and write which was uncommon

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    Frank Colletta Mr. Hoffman Global 1-R 12/09/17 One King, one Queen, otherwise known as Ferdinand and Isabella. Ferdinand and Isabella were cousins. Later on in 1469 they became husband and wife. Isabella became the quartermaster and financier (isabellaqueenofspain.wordpress.com), while Ferdinand was the leader of the army. Together they expanded and ruled the Spanish Empire. (spainthenandnow.com). Isabella was born on April 27, 1451. She was born in a city of Madrigal and raised Catholic

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    What was Spain like before the Golden 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

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    by sailing west was rejected a number of times by the King of Portugal, James II – and at first was equally rejected by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain. These rejections were decisions derived from recommendations made by royal “scientific” committees. Each of these committees deemed that Columbus had grossly underestimated the distance and time in voyaging west to reach the Asian continent. It was Ferdinand who recalled Columbus to the royal court of Spain, and upon “political” reconsideration

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    he eventually gained support in the court of King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella of Spain. Though what were their motives for hiring a foreigner instead of supporting a Spanish explorer? Like most causes for European exploration and eventual colonization, the Spanish monarchs hired Christopher Columbus for three reasons: God, glory, and gold. At the time of Columbus’ voyage, nearly all of Western Europe practiced Roman Catholicism. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, two Roman Catholic Christians

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    religious faith, was a prerequisite for this discovery because she placed her trust and financed the trip, with the goal of opening a new route for commercial exchanges. Isabel was born on April 22nd of 1451 in Castile, Spain. Her parents were John II of Castile and Isabel of Portugal. She spent her first years in the company of her brother Alfonso, and her mother, a woman that had a passion for

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    Analysing The Moors

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    Christians, Muslims and Jews. This lasted up until the Renaissance when the marriage of Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon united their Kingdoms and took over the last Moorish Kingdom of Granada. In the ballad, Abenamar, Abenamar (author and original date unknown; translated by Robert Southey) we encounter a conversation between the King John II of Castile and a Moor, Abenamar. King John II, a Christian openly expresses his admiration for Abenamar, a Muslim when he says “O thou Moor of Moreria

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    In 1492, Christopher Columbus, Italian-born but is funded by a Spanish monarch, set sail across the Atlantic ocean hoping to find a direct passage from Europe to India and Asia. Instead of finding a sailing route to India and Asia, he instead came upon America. He mistook America for India and named the citizens he found “Indians”. He then proceeded to sail back to the Spanish monarch where they decided to fund three more voyages (CCHC). However, one question over time has arisen. Why would a Spanish

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