Ferdinand the Catholic


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

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French rule was short-lived, and the Aragonese dynasty briefly re-established itself, soon to be swept aside by further French invasion and by the King of Aragon, Ferdinand the Catholic, who asserted his own claim to southern Italy in 1502.
Since less theocentric explanations for historical change were also acceptable in the period, could a dramatist of the political pedagogue persuasion, Calderon, offer historical exemplars more immediate to Philip IV's century than Gracian's Ferdinand the Catholic, or Saavedra's orthodox generalities (1819, 41) about Christian princeliness scattered through a hundred empresas?