Isabella I of Castille

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In History
  • Apr 22, 1451

    Isabella I born

    Isabella I born
    Isabella was born in the town of Madrigal de las Altas Torres. Daughter of John II, King of Castille and Isabella of Portugal.
  • Jul 20, 1454

    John II dies

    John II dies
    John II, the father of Isabella I, dies and is succeded to the throne by Henry IV, the half-brother of Isabella.
  • Aug 20, 1467

    The Second Battle of Olmedo

    A battle at Olmedo in Castile involving the belief that Alfonso, Isabella's full brother, had the right to the throne.
  • Jul 5, 1468

    Alfonso dies

    Alfonso dies
    Alfonso, the brother of Isabella dies when the people wanted him to be king and suspicions arise that Henry IV might have poisoned him to ensure his position as king. He died at the age of 14.
  • Oct 19, 1469

    Isabella I and Ferdinand marry

    Isabella I and Ferdinand marry
    Isabella and Ferdinand marry in the Palacio de los Vivero in Valladolid
  • Dec 11, 1474

    Henry IV dies and Isabella I is named queen

    Henry IV dies and Isabella I is named queen
  • Jan 2, 1492

    Granada is reclaimed

    Granada is reclaimed
    Isabella and Ferdinand recieve the keys of Granada after the last sultan of Granada, Muhammad XII, surrendered. A treaty was signed to give the Moors religious tolerance and fair treatment for their surrender. This ends the spanish Reconquista.
  • Mar 31, 1492

    Alhambra Decree issued

    Alhambra Decree issued
    Isabella and Ferdinand issued an edict that ordered to expel all Jews from Castile and Aragon.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christopher Columbus departs

    Christopher Columbus departs
    Christopher Columbus departs to sail off to the Indies for an expediton. The event is sponsored by Isabella and Ferdinand.
  • Nov 26, 1504

    Isabella I dies

    Isabella I dies
    Queen Isabella dies in the castle "La Mota" in Medina del Campo at age 53
  • Period:
    Jul 22, 1454
    to
    Dec 11, 1474

    Reign of Henry IV

  • Period:
    Dec 11, 1474
    to
    Nov 26, 1504

    Reign of Isabella I and Ferdinand II