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Timeline of Queen Isabella 1451-Isabella was born April 22 to King John II of Castile and his second wife Isabella of Portugal in Madrigal de las Altas Torres in Castile 1452-Ferdinand was born March10 to King John II of Aragon and Juana Enriquez in Sos Aragon 1454-King John II of Castile died 1454-Isabellas half-brother Henry IV became King 1455-Isabellas brother Prince Enrique married Princess Juana 1460-King Henry IV offered the hand of Isabella to Don Carlos Prince of Viana 1463-Prince Enrique met with King Louis XI of France about possible marriage candidates for Isabella 1464-Isabella was brought to the Kings court to be under the Kings eye 1465-King Henry IV attempted to arrange a marriage between Isabella and Afonso V the King of Portugal 1465-Isabella decided she wanted to marry Prince Ferdinand of Aragon 1466-Upset by attempts to arrange her marriage Isabella left the Kings court and moved to Segovia 1467-Isabellas younger brother Alfonso became involved with forces in opposition to King Henry IV 1468-After coming of age Ferdinand is named King of Sicily 1468-Alfonso died and opposition forces turned to Isabella for help 1468-Isabella decided not to join the opposition and is rewarded by King Henry IV with recognition that she is the heiress of the King This agreement is known as the Accord of Toros de Guisando 1468-Isabella refused the title of Queen offered to her and said that while her brother Enrique lived she would never accept the title of Queen 1469-Prince Ferdinand of Aragon married Isabella of Castile in Valladolid October and the two Spanish kingdoms ended their conflicts but remained separate powers 1470-Upset that Isabella married without his approval King Henry IV rejected Isabellas claim to the throne preferring his own daughter Princess Juana 1470- Isabellas first daughter Isabella was born 1472-Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia later to be Pope Alexander VI visited Spain 1473-Concerned about her safety Isabella entered Segovia only after posting Ferdinand at the castle of Turegano
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