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Queen IsabellaQueen Isabella Live in midevil times or in The Dark Ages as some referred toit She lived in a time when the majority of the population was catholic and shedid her best to see to it that those who werent a part of that majority became apart The queen was born on April 22 1451 She was born in Madrigal Castilewhich is why she later became know as Queen Isabella of Castile Her father wasJohn II of Castile and her mother was Isabella of Portugal Her marriage was a politically arranged marriage What I mean by this isthat it wasnt a marriage where guy meets girl and they fall in love it means thatthey were wedded for certain political reasons sometimes against their will Isabella was fortunate enough to actually fall in love with her husband manypolitically arranged marriages where arranged by the couples father and marriedagainst there will because they could not stand one another This was not the casein queen Isabellas situation She was married to Ferdinand II of Argon in Octoberof 1469 in Segovia Their marriage was intended to unify the two countriesCastile and Argon The odd part about this was that Isabella almost forfeited herrights to the throne by marrying Ferdinand It all started when Louis XI of France a very clever king made separatetreaties with both Castile and Argon in hope of someday gaining control of a placecalled Catalonia Louis realized that Isabella was going to become heir to thethrone and so if she married Ferdinand the rulers of the two countries that hemade treaties with might join forces against him Not only that but they mightdestroy his dream of taking over Catalonia So what Louis figured he would dowas see to it that they never became married and that would solve all of hisproblems He did this by strongly urging King Henry Iv of Castile the current onein the throne Isabellas brother and most importantly the one who
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