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Isabel the Queen

life and times

by Peggy K. Liss

  • 195 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Isabella I, Queen of Spain, 1451-1504.,
    • Queens -- Spain -- Biography.,
    • Spain -- History -- Ferdinand and Isabella, 1479-1516.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [411]-462) and index.

      StatementPeggy K. Liss.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesMiddle Ages series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP163 .L48 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 473 p. :
      Number of Pages473
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3302723M
      ISBN 100812218973
      LC Control Number2004043084

      Remembered chiefly for her patronage of Columbus's voyages, Isabel I (), who was the Queen of Castile from , together with her husband, . Isabella was born in Madrid in , the eldest daughter of King Ferdinand VII of Spain, and of his fourth wife and niece, Maria Christina of the Two lphsbands.com Maria Christina became regent on 29 September , when her three-year-old daughter Isabella was proclaimed sovereign on Father: Ferdinand VII of Spain.

      This book originally appeared in , during the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in America on a voyage commissioned. by Isabel. By that year's end, Columbus had been demoted from discoverer to invader, his future status in the history books under siege. Isabel the Queen: Life and Times, Edition 2 - Ebook written by Peggy K. Liss. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Isabel the Queen: Life and Times, Edition /4(1).

      Isabel the Queen reveals a monarch who was a woman of ruthless determination and strong religious beliefs, a devoted wife and mother, and a formidable leader. As Liss shows, Isabel's piety and political ambition motivated her throughout her life, from her earliest struggles to claim her crown to her secret marriage to King Fernando of Aragón. An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in historyBorn at a time when Christianity was dying out and the Ottoman Empire was aggressively expanding, Isabella was inspired in her youth 4/5(4).


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Isabel the Queen reveals a monarch who was a woman of ruthless determination and strong religious beliefs, a devoted wife and mother, and a formidable leader. As Liss shows, Isabel's piety and political ambition motivated her throughout her life, from her earliest struggles to claim her crown to her secret marriage to King Fernando of Aragón, a union that brought success in civil war, consolidated Cited by: Isabel the Queen brings the reader into the world of Isabel/>Isabel I endeavored to read this book as an assignment from class and selected it from the class syllabus, but I was very pleased to find out that this book was referenced as one of Gortner’s sources in his novel/5.

Mar 14,  · Queen Isabella's life unfolded at the pivotal moment when the old world was astonished by the discovery of the new, and this graceful and insightful biography reveals her crucial role in making it happen.” —Deirdre Bair, National Book Award-winning author of Samuel Beckett/5().

Since I knew Queen Isabella was the financier of Columbus, a force behind the Spanish Inquisition, and the mother of Katherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII, I thought I would find this book about her interesting, but that was an underestimation because Isabella: The Warrior Queen turned out to be a treasure trove of fascinating information and stories/5.

lphsbands.com: Isabel the Queen: Life and Times (The Middle Ages Series) eBook: Peggy K. Liss: Kindle Store/5(10). Dec 01,  · American historian Warren Carroll ( - ), also known as skilled educator and founder of the Christendom College, had published a biography of Isabel of Castile ( - ).

His book is a very good example of a beautiful narrative of historical prose that is written so vividly that after reading no one could claim anymore that history is boring/5(12).

Isabel the Queen reveals a monarch who was a woman of ruthless determination and strong religious beliefs, a devoted wife and mother, and a formidable leader. As Liss shows, Isabel's piety and political ambition motivated her throughout her life, from her earliest struggles to claim her crown to her secret marriage to King Fernando of Aragón, a union that brought success in civil war, consolidated.

Feb 09,  · I knew very little about Queen Isabella except that she funded Columbus's journey to find north america. This book is a thorough and very detailed history - not only of Isabella - but of the historically important people, places and events that surrounded her, what was to become Spain and Portugal and Europe/5.

The Queen's Vow follows the rarely-explored life of Isabella of Castile, best known as something a "warrior And yes, I've actually read all of them. Every time I pick up something with Gortner's name on it, I am completely transported to a different time and place /5. Another biography of Isabella, Isabella, The Warrior Queen by Kirsten Downey, was published by Anchor Books of Penguin Random House in Isabella is the subject of The Queen's Vow by C.W.

Gortner, published in A young Isabella is the main protagonist in Isabel, Jewel of Castile, a part of the Royal Diaries series by lphsbands.com: John II of Castile. Queen Isabel of Castile and Spain—traditionally known in the English-speaking world as Queen Isabella—was an extraordinarily influential woman in her own time.

Now, in Isabel the Queen, Peggy K. Liss proposes answers and provides both a sweeping biography of a Queen who had a profound impact on history, and a vivid portrait of a vanished, turbulent world.4/5(1). Oct 01,  · Isabella of Castile is a very intriguing figure in Medieval/Renaissance/Early Modern history for a variety of reasons, and any biography of her necessarily has to explore the contexts and historical events that she operated in during her lifetime/5.

Mar 16,  · There is an honest assessment of her relationship with her daughter Juana, also known as Juana la Loca. While Isabel knew Juana had mental difficulties, she followed tradition and wrote in her will that she was to succeed her as Queen of Castile. The epilogue of the book describes how a lot of Isabel’s lifetime work for Spain was undone by Juana.

book, which establishes Isabel's culture and her childhood as the background for her reign, motives, and modus operandi. Surprisingly, Liss' assessment ofIsabel's reputation and self­ presentation neglects to fully consider the importance of Isabel's gender.

Isabel the Queen contains scattered allusions to the difficulties that Isabella. Nov 10,  · An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in lphsbands.comwhen most women /5.

The Book of Hours of Isabella the Catholic is one of the most elegant and exquisite Renaissance manuscripts from Belgium. The codex, also known as Libro de Horas de la Reina Isabel la Católica, was written and illuminated in the early 16th century in the Flemish area between Ghent and Bruges and features 40 exquisitely illuminated full-page miniatures, 10 half-page.

Isabella of France ( – 22 August ), sometimes described as the She-Wolf of France (French: Louve de France), was Queen of England as the wife of Edward II, and regent of England from until She was the youngest surviving child and only surviving daughter of Philip IV of France and Joan I of lphsbands.comla was notable in her lifetime for her diplomatic skills, intelligence Father: Philip IV of France.

Buy Isabel the Queen: Life and Times (The Middle Ages Series) 2 by Peggy K. Liss (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).

Isabeau of Bavaria (or Isabelle; also Elisabeth of Bavaria-Ingolstadt; c. – 24 September ) was queen of France between and She was born into the House of Wittelsbach as the eldest daughter of Duke Stephen III of Bavaria-Ingolstadt and Taddea Visconti of lphsbands.com: OctoberBasilica of St Denis.

Now, in Isabel the Queen, Peggy K. Liss proposes answers and provides both a sweeping biography of a Queen who had a profound impact on history, and a vivid portrait of a vanished, turbulent world. We see young Isabel as a poor relation at the corrupt court of her half-brother, Enrique IV (known as The Impotent), where she became a pawn in a civil war between the king and the great nobles.Isabel expels the Jews with equal dispatch and greater profit, and Columbus, it seems, was all in a day's work--part of building an empire.

A realist, this Isabel, and a better stylist than Liss, who has a problem subordinating details.The Isabella Breviary (Ms. ) is a late 15th-century illuminated manuscript housed in the British Library, London.

Queen Isabella I was given the manuscript shortly before by her ambassador Francisco de Rojas to commemorate the double marriage of her children and the children of Emperor Maximilian of Austria and Duchess Mary of Burgundy.