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Torre en la Puerta de Peñaranda.

Torre en la Puerta de Peñaranda.

Isabella I was Queen of Castille, in what is today Spain. She was married to Ferdinand II of Aragon, also part of present-day Spain. Their marriage became the basis for the political unification of Spain under her grandson, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. After a struggle to claim her right to the throne, she reorganized the governmental system to bring the crime rate to the lowest it had been in years. Isabella and Ferdinand are known for supporting Columbus' 1492 voyage to the Western…

jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Isabella in the Rimado de la Conquista de Granada, from by Pedro Marcuello

SPAIN - CROWN OF ISABEL I OF CASTILE - 15th century : Isabel I (Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Ávila, April 22, 1451 - November 26, 1504 in Medina del Campo, Valladolid) was Queen of Castile and León. She and her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, laid the foundation for the political unification of Spain under their grandson, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. | Image & Source: andrejkoymasky.com

SPAIN - CROWN OF ISABEL I OF CASTILE - 15th century : Isabel I (Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Ávila, April 22, 1451 - November 26, 1504 in Medina del Campo, Valladolid) was Queen of Castile and León. She and her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, laid the foundation for the political unification of Spain under their grandson, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. | Image & Source: andrejkoymasky.com

CASTLES OF SPAIN - Madrigal de las Altas Torres is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. For some authors, the place name is of Arab descent Madrigal. The second part of the name, "de las Altas Torres' refers almost certain to the hundred towers that lined the fence walled (XIII century), much of which still stand. From their nearness its strength depended, for the population being in the middle plain, had no natural defense.

CASTLES OF SPAIN - Madrigal de las Altas Torres is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. For some authors, the place name is of Arab descent Madrigal. The second part of the name, "de las Altas Torres' refers almost certain to the hundred towers that lined the fence walled (XIII century), much of which still stand. From their nearness its strength depended, for the population being in the middle plain, had no natural defense.

Isabelle of Castile, Mother of Catherine of Aragon

Isabella of Castile and Aragon Queen of Spain. Married to King Ferdinand, mother of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII first Queen.

Madrigal de las Altas Torres Label Sketches by Marlon Lorenty

Madrigal de las Altas Torres Label Sketches by Marlon Lorenty

Avila Madrigal de las Altas Torres Puerta de Cantalapiedra

Avila Madrigal de las Altas Torres Puerta de Cantalapiedra

Muralla de Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Ávila #españa #turismo #viajes #travel #spain

Muralla de Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Ávila #españa #turismo #viajes #travel #spain

Representación de “Las Moradas” en Madrigal de las Altas Torres

Representación de “Las Moradas” en Madrigal de las Altas Torres

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This postcard shows the only true portrait of Los Reyes Católicos (Ferdinand and Isabella).  It is located at the Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de Gracias in Madrigal de las Altas Torres (Avila), Spain. Even though it is small, it is beautiful!

This postcard shows the only true portrait of Los Reyes Católicos (Ferdinand and Isabella). It is located at the Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de Gracias in Madrigal de las Altas Torres (Avila), Spain.

Feria Medieval, Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Ávila

Feria Medieval, Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Ávila

Avila Madrigal de las Altas Torres Casa natal de Isabel la Católica

Avila Madrigal de las Altas Torres Casa natal de Isabel la Católica

Spain #C132 (12 Oct 1951) Queen Isabella I (Isabel La Catótica) 500th Anniversary issue of her birth.   She was born in Madrigal de las Altas Torres (Avila) in 1451 and died in Medina del Campo (Valladolid) in 1504.  This maximum card features Queen Isabella of Spain. The pictorial cancellation 15 Sep 1952 Dueñas, Spain ties the stamp to the postcard.

Spain #C132 (12 Oct 1951) Queen Isabella I (Isabel La Catótica) 500th Anniversary issue of her birth. She was born in Madrigal de las Altas Torres (Avila) in 1451 and died in Medina del Campo (Valladolid) in 1504. This maximum card features Queen Isabella of Spain. The pictorial cancellation 15 Sep 1952 Dueñas, Spain ties the stamp to the postcard.

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