Queen Isabella


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Noun1.Queen Isabella - the queen of Castile whose marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and sponsored the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1451-1504)
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Therefore it doth much add to a man's reputation, and is (as Queen Isabella said) like perpetual letters commendatory, to have good forms.
In 1327 the castle was captured after a long siege by the forces of Queen Isabella, led by William laZouche.
The 109-page Sarajevo Haggadah was carried to Italy in 1492 after King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain expelled the country's Jews.
Founded in 1344 by Queen Isabella, Bablake School is one of the region's top independent co-educational schools.
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain must be rolling in their graves: The government in Madrid on Friday approved legislation that would allow descendents of Jews who were exiled from Spain to be naturalized in the country without having to give up their former citizenship, which had been the law until now.
"She was the daughter of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella; her mother was known as a great seamstress, too," said June H.
Roger Mortimer conspired to assassinate Edward II in 1327, while having an affair with his wife Queen Isabella.
The church was built in 1344 and has links to Queen Isabella, wife of Edward II.
However, unimpressed by the bitter-flavored chocolate beverage imbibed by the Aztecs (nicknamed "the drink of gods"), King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella's court didn't much partake.
Queen Isabella and her husband Ferdinand were prepared to invest in Columbus's scheme by raising money from Italian financiers.
It is thought the building was built for the Earl of Arundel in 1237, however, by 1320 it had passed to Queen Isabella, wife of Edward II along with the lavish Cheylesmore Park that surrounded it.
The Church of St John the Baptist, in Spon Street, will celebrate 670 years since a Royal Charter was granted by Queen Isabella in May 1344, to build a church in 'Babbelak' - now Bablake.