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Modern map ( "nova tabula") of the Iberian peninsula published in 1499. Reproduced from a copy preserved in the Municipal Archives of Mérida. The toponymy is in Latin and Italian. The coat of arms is that of the Catholic Monarchs but with the peculiarity of showing the arms of Aragon-Sicily and Castile-Leon reversed regarding the most common representation. Source: Carmen Manso Porto, " The map of Spain in times of the Catholic Monarchs ", Journal of Columbian Studies , 11 June 2015.

Modern map ( "nova tabula") of the Iberian peninsula published in 1499. Reproduced from a copy preserved in the Municipal Archives of Mérida. The toponymy is in Latin and Italian. The coat of arms is that of the Catholic Monarchs but with the peculiarity of showing the arms of Aragon-Sicily and Castile-Leon reversed regarding the most common representation. Source: Carmen Manso Porto, " The map of Spain in times of the Catholic Monarchs ", Journal of Columbian Studies , 11 June 2015.

This is a collection of the family trees of the kingdom of Spain. The former kingdoms of Aragon...

Monarchs of Spain family tree

Spain's Royal Family Tree starting with the Catholic Kings (Isabella and Ferdinand) till the present days

Dig the sleeve-age!  (Isabella I of Castile, mother to Katherine of Aragon and maternal grandmother of Mary I of England.  Detail from The Virgin of the Catholic Monarchs by an unknown artist which depicts Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile).

Dig the sleeve-age! (Isabella I of Castile, mother to Katherine of Aragon and maternal grandmother of Mary I of England. Detail from The Virgin of the Catholic Monarchs by an unknown artist which depicts Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile).

Ferdinand II of Aragon. He and Queen Isabella of Spain were parents of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife.  They were grandparents of England's Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary.)

Paternal Great Grandfather- JW Ferdinand II of Aragon. He and Queen Isabella of Spain were parents of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife. They were grandparents of England's Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary.

Philip I (the handsome) and Joanna (the mad) of Castile, King and Queen of Castile 1504 - 1506/1555 (695×1091) (Picture by the master of St. Joseph, Vienna and French School)

Joanna of Castile – Childhood and betrothal

Filips de Schone en Joanna de Waanzinnige Joanna November 1479 – 12 April known as Joanna the Mad (Spanish: Juana la Loca), was heiress of the Kingdoms of Castile and Aragon, a union which evolved into modern Spain.

Paternal Great Grandfather and Grandmother - JW Royal Chapel, Granada, Spain- Resting place of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand

Corona de España usada en las proclamaciones de los Reyes.

The crown and scepter belonging to the Royal Collections of National Heritage, which since the reign of Isabel II were used in the ceremonies of proclamation of the Kings of Spain.

Estátua do rei Don Pelayo, em Covadonga, Astúrias, Espanha.  - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The noble statue of Don (also known as Pelagius) stands near the Cave of where this king led a decisive battle in 722 A. that initiated the reclaiming of Catholic Pre-Spain from the invading Muslim of North Africa.

Juana, Queen of Castile, Leon and Aragon.  Had 6 children, 4 daughters who were queens, and 2 sons who were kings.

Joanna of Castile, also called Juana de Loca. I wouldn't have wanted to visit Spain at the time, The Inquisition and all. But I would have liked to meet her.

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