Ferdinand of Aragon


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  • noun

Synonyms for Ferdinand of Aragon

the king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella

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Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile, in the last stages of their campaign to oust the Moors from Spain, had little time to consider funding a voyage of discovery by an unknown Genoese sailor from Portugal.
One popular belief is that it was a result of Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castille driving the Moors out of Spain in 1492.
Criticizing these terms, Ungerer establishes that the history of this trade begins not in the 1630s with the Guinea Company's formal monopoly, and not even in the ]560s with the independent voyages of Hawkins, but with the community of English merchants resident in Andalusia during the decades immediately after the Catholic monarchs, Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile, completed their "Reconquista" and Columbus set sail for the "New World.
By 1492 Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile had driven the Moors out of Spain and unified the country.
Catherine's hold on Henry's heart depended on two things - her ability to deliver him a male heir, and his relationship with her father, Ferdinand of Aragon.