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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_Monarchs

The Catholic Monarchs is the joint title used in history for Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon. They were both from the House of Trastámara and were second cousins, being both descended from John I of Castile; on marriage they were given a papal dispensation to deal with consanguinity by Sixtus ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella_I_of_Castile

Isabella I (Spanish: Isabel, 22 April 1451 – 26 November 1504) reigned as Queen of Castile from 1474 until her death. Her marriage to Ferdinand II of Aragon became the basis for the political unification of Spain under their grandson, Charles I. After a struggle to claim her right to the throne, she reorganized the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_II_of_Aragon

Ferdinand II (10 March 1452 – 23 January 1516), called the Catholic, was King of Sicily from 1468 and King of Aragon from 1479 until his death. As a consequence of his marriage to Isabella I, he was King of Castile as Ferdinand V from 1474 until her death in 1504. He was recognised as regent ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ferdinand-and-isabella-marry

On this day in History, Ferdinand and Isabella marry on Oct 18, 1469. Learn more about what happened today on History.

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Columbus explaining discovery of America to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella The marriage in 1469 of royal cousins, Ferdinand of Aragon (1452-1516) and Isabella of Castile (1451-1504), eventually brought stability to both kingdoms . Isabella's niece, Juana, had bloodily disputed her succession to the throne in a  ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Ferdinand-II-king-of-Spain

Ferdinand II: King of Aragon and king of Castile (as Ferdinand V) from 1479, joint sovereign with Queen Isabella I. (As Spanish ruler of southern Italy, he was also known as Ferdinand III of...

www.britannica.com/topic/Catholic-Monarchs

Catholic Monarchs, also called Catholic Kings, or Catholic Majesties, Spanish Reyes Católicos, Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile, whose marriage (1469) led to the unification of Spain, of which they were the first monarchs. Although employed earlier, the appellation Católicos was formally conferred on them in ...

www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/ferdinand-and-isabella

Ferdinand and Isabella were the monarchs whose marriage created the union of Castile and Aragon which formed the Kingdom of Spain . Because of their religious zeal, they became known as the "Catholic monarchs." A popular tradition, partly corroborated by documents, credits Jewish and Converso courtiers with a ...

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A wedding of 1469 proves of profound significance in the history of Spain. Isabella, aged eighteen, marries Ferdinand, a year younger than herself. Five years later, in 1474, she inherits the throne of Castile. Her husband argues (on the grounds of masculinity rather than seniority) that the crown should be his, but the nobles ...