Queen Isabella

Queen Isabella
Publisher Ballantine Books
Release Date
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 528
ISBN 9780345497062
Rating 4/5 from 2 reviews
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Alison Weir's Mary Boleyn. In this vibrant biography, acclaimed author Alison Weir reexamines the life of Isabella of England, one of history’s most notorious and charismatic queens. Isabella arrived in London in 1308, the spirited twelve-year-old daughter of King Philip IV of France. Her marriage to the heir to England’s throne was designed to heal old political wounds between the two countries, and in the years that followed she became an important figure, a determined and clever woman whose influence would come to last centuries. Many myths and legends have been woven around Isabella’s story, but in this first full biography in more than 150 years, Alison Weir gives a groundbreaking new perspective.

Queen Isabella
  • Author : Alison Weir
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2006-12-26

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Alison Weir's Mary Boleyn. In this vibrant biography, acclaimed author Alison Weir reexamines the life of Isabella of England, one of history’s most notorious and charismatic queens. Isabella arrived in London in 1308, the spirited twelve-year-old daughter of King Philip IV of France.

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Isabella
  • Author : Kirstin Downey
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release Date : 2015

Drawing on new scholarship, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Woman Behind the New Deal presents a biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus' journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition and became one of the most influential female rulers in

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Isabella of Castile
  • Author : Giles Tremlett
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2017-03-07

A major biography of the queen who transformed Spain into a principal global power, and sponsored the voyage that would open the New World. In 1474, when Castile was the largest, strongest, and most populous kingdom in Hispania (present day Spain and Portugal), a twenty-three-year-old woman named Isabella ascended the throne.

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The Queen s Vow
  • Author : C. W. Gortner
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2013-07-02

No one believed I was destined for greatness. So begins Isabella's story, in this evocative, vividly imagined novel about one of history's most famous and controversial queens—the warrior who united a fractured country, the champion of the faith whose reign gave rise to the Inquisition, and the visionary who

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Isabella of Castile
  • Author : Nancy Rubin,Nancy Rubin Stuart
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2004

Isabella (1441-1504) was a master strategist, seizing the crown of Castile and, with husband Ferdinand of Aragon, ruling both her kingdom and his and winning a virtually nonstop succession of wars to preserve their strongholds. Freelance journalist Rubin presents the queen also as loving wife and mother, promoter of the

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Queen Isabel I of Castile
  • Author : Barbara F. Weissberger
  • Publisher : Tamesis Books
  • Release Date : 2008

The Queen who shaped the music, literature, architecture, and painting of late medieval Spain.

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Spain s Golden Queen Isabella
  • Author : Iris Noble
  • Publisher : Julian Messner
  • Release Date : 1969

A biography of the Spanish queen who unified and strengthened her country yet brought about the infamous Spanish Inquisition.

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Queen Isabella Sforza Szapolyai of Transylvania and Sultan S  leyman of the Ottoman Empire
  • Author : Alicia McNary Forsey
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009

This book will provide more understanding about the historical relationship between the Christians and the Muslims in the 16th century through Hungarian, Latin, Ottoman Turkish, and Modern Turkish texts, translations, and documents.

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Isabella of France
  • Author : Kathryn Warner
  • Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2016-03-15

The fascinating story of the exceptional woman who wrested power from Edward II and changed the course of English history

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Isabella
  • Author : Alison Weir
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2005

Read online Isabella written by Alison Weir, published by Vintage which was released on 2005. Download full Isabella Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Household Book of Queen Isabella of England  for the Fifth Regnal Year of Edward II  8th July 1311 to 7th July 1312
  • Author : Queen Isabella (consort of Edward II, King of England)
  • Publisher : University of Alberta
  • Release Date : 1971

Read online The Household Book of Queen Isabella of England for the Fifth Regnal Year of Edward II 8th July 1311 to 7th July 1312 written by Queen Isabella (consort of Edward II, King of England), published by University of Alberta which was released on 1971. Download full The Household Book of Queen

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Isabel the Queen
  • Author : Peggy K. Liss
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2015-11-10

Queen Isabel of Castile is perhaps best known for her patronage of Christopher Columbus and for the religious zeal that led to the Spanish Inquisition, the waging of holy war, and the expulsion of Jews and Muslims across the Iberian peninsula. In this sweeping biography, newly revised and annotated to

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Legitimizing the Queen
  • Author : Cristina Guardiola-Griffiths
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2011

Isabel I's reign in Castile responds to the ostensible needs expressed throughout the fifteenth-century for moral and political regeneration. Isabel is seen in many works as a just and wise monarch, as a redeemer of her people, and as a divine sovereign. This book reviews changes in the gendered construction

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Isabella of Angouleme
  • Author : Erica Laine
  • Publisher : SilverWood Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-30

Set in the thirteenth century, the kingdoms of England and France are struggling over territory as the powerful Angevins threaten the French king. In regions far from Paris local fiefdoms disregard all authority.The Tangled Queen is the story of the little known and very young Isabella of Angouleme who

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Isabella of Spain
  • Author : William Thomas Walsh
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1938

Called by her people Isabella la Catolica, she was by any standard one of the greatest women of all history. A saint in her own right, she married Ferdinand of Aragon, and they forged modern Spain, cast out the Moslems, discovered the New World by backing Columbus, and established a

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