The Catholic Monarchs

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  • 1468

    Toros de Guisando

    Toros de Guisando
    They are four granite sculptures that represent quadrupeds, identified as bulls or boars, and are attributed a magical-religious function to promote, according to say, the fertility and protection of livestock
  • 1469

    Marriage of Isabel y Fernando

    Marriage of Isabel y Fernando
    On October 19, 1469, Prince Fernando of Aragon and Princess Isabel of Castile were married in Valladolid.
  • 1475

    War for the throne of Castilla

    War for the throne of Castilla
    Warlike conflict that took place from 1475 to 1479 by the succession of the Crown of Castile between the supporters of Juana de Trastámara, daughter of the late King Enrique IV of Castile, and those of Isabel, the latter's half-sister.
  • 1479

    Fernando Il of Aragón becomes King

    Fernando Il of Aragón becomes King
    Fernando, after arduous discussions with the suspicious Castilian nobility, managed to be recognized as king with the same rights as Isabel I of Castile, who would also be called the Catholic.
  • 1482

    Territorial expansion in the Iberian Peninsula

    Territorial expansion in the Iberian Peninsula
  • 1492

    1492: Granada, Boabdil.

    1492: Granada, Boabdil.
    War of Granada (1482-1492)
  • 1504

    Isabel died

    Isabel died
    Isabel died for uterine cancer
  • 1505

    Expansion of the North africa

    Expansion of the North africa
    Melilla, Bujía, Oran, Bona
  • 1512

    Navarra

    Navarra
    conquist of navarra
  • 1516

    Fernando died

    Fernando died
    At 63 years of age, Fernando died in Madrigalejo
  • 1516

    Heir: Carlos V of Spain

    Heir: Carlos V of Spain
    Heir: Carlos V of Spain (1516- 1556)
  • 1556

    Dynastic union

    • One of the most powerful monarchy in Europe
    • NOT a political union: Both crowns kept law, institutions, borders and currency
    • Common policies and the same foreign policy