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Encyclopedia > Ferdinand I of Aragon
Aragonese, Valencian and Sicilian Royalty
House of Trastámara

Ferdinand I
Children include
   Alfonso (future Alfonso V of Aragon, III of Valencia and I of Sicily and Naples)
   John (future John II of Aragon, Valencia and Navarre and I of Sicily)
   Eleanor, Queen of Portugal
Alfonso V (III of Valencia and I of Sicily and Naples)
   Ferdinand I of Naples (natural son)
John II (I of Sicily and II of Navarre)
Children include
   Eleanor, Queen of Navarre
   Ferdinand (future Ferdinand II of Aragon, Valencia and Sicily, III of Naples, IV of Castile and V of Leon)
   Blanca
   Joan, Queen of Naples
   Charles IV of Navarre
Ferdinand II (III of Naples, IV of Castile and V of Leon)
Children include
   Isabella, Queen of Portugal
   Joan, Queen of Castile
   Juan, Prince of Asturias
   Mary, Queen of Portugal
   Catherine, Queen of England
Grandchildren include
   Miguel da Paz, Crown Prince of Portugal and Spain
   Charles (future Charles I of Spain and V of the Holy Roman Empire)

Ferdinand I (of Aragón and Sicily), called The Just (27 November 13802 April 1416) was King of Aragón and Sicily from 1412 to 1416. The House of Trastámara was a dynasty of kings, of Spanish origin, which governed in Castile from 1369 to 1504, in Aragón from 1412 to 1516, in Navarre from 1425 to 1479, and in Naples from 1442 to 1501. ... Image File history File links Armoiries_Aragon_Sicile. ... Alfonso V of Aragon (also Alfonso I of Naples) (1396 – June 27, 1458), surnamed the Magnanimous, was the King of Aragon and Naples and count of Barcelona from 1416 to 1458. ... John II the Great (June 29, 1397 – January 20, 1479) was the King of Aragon (1458–1479) and a King of Navarre (1425–1479). ... Eleanor of Aragon (Leonor de Aragón, in Spanish), Queen of Portugal as wife of Edward I of Portugal and princess of Aragon as daughter to Ferdinand I of Aragon and Eleanor of Alburquerque, (1402 – February 18, 1445, Toledo). ... Alfonso V of Aragon (also Alfonso I of Naples) (1396 – June 27, 1458), surnamed the Magnanimous, was the King of Aragon and Naples and count of Barcelona from 1416 to 1458. ... Ferdinand I (1423 - January 25, 1494), also called Don Ferrante, was the King of Naples from 1458 to 1494. ... John II the Great (June 29, 1397 – January 20, 1479) was the King of Aragon (1458–1479) and a King of Navarre (1425–1479). ... Eleanor de Foix (1425-Tudela, 1479), regent (1455-1479) and queen (1479) of Navarre. ... Ferdinand II of Aragon. ... Blanca of Navarre (1420-1464) was the daughter of John II of Aragon and Blanche I of Navarre. ... Joanna of Aragon (also Juana of Aragon) (1454-1517) was an infanta (princess) of Aragon. ... Charles, Prince of Viana, ( 1421 - 1461), sometimes called Charles IV, king of Navarre, was the son of John, afterwards king of Aragon, by his marriage with Blanche, daughter and heiress of Charles, king of Navarre. ... Ferdinand II of Aragon. ... Isabella of Asturias (1470–1498) was the Queen Consort of Portugal and the eldest daughter and heiress presumptive of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile. ... Joanna of Castile Joanna (Spanish: Juana) (November 6, 1479 – April 12, 1555), called Juana the Mad (Juana La Loca), queen of Castile and mother of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, was the second daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, king and queen of Spain, and was born at Toledo on... Francisco Pradilla Ortizs painting Cortejo del bautizo del Príncipe Don Juan, hijo de los Reyes Católicos, por las calles de Sevilla (Retinue of the Baptism of Don Juan, son of the Catholic Monarchs, Along the Streets of Seville), 1910 Infante don Juan de Trastamare de Aragon y... Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal Maria of Aragon (Mary of Aragon or Mary of Spain or even Mary of Castile) (June 29, 1482 - March 7, 1517) was an Aragonese princess, second wife of Portuguese King Manuel I and because of that queen consort of Portugal from 1500 until her... Catherine of Aragon, born Infanta Catherine of Aragon (Castilian: Catalina de Aragón y Castilla; 16 December 1485 – 7 January 1536) was the first wife of Henry VIII of England. ... Miguel da Paz of Portugal (English (lit. ... Charles V (24 February 1500 - 21 September 1558) was ruler of the Burgundian territories (1506-1555), King of Spain (1516-1556), King of Naples and Sicily (1516-1554), Archduke of Austria (1519-1521), King of the Romans (or German King), (1519-1556 but did not formally abdicate until 1558) and... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 8 - Battle of Kulikovo - Russian forces under Grand Prince Dmitri Donskoi of Moscow resist a large invasion by the Blue Horde, Lithuania and Ryazan, stopping their advance at Kulikovo. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ... Capital Zaragoza Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 4th  47 719 km²  9,4% Population  â€“ Total (2003)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked 11th  1 217 514  2,9%  25,51/km² Demonym  â€“ English  â€“ Spanish  Aragonese  aragonés Statute of Autonomy August 16, 1982 ISO 3166-2 AR Parliamentary representation  â€“ Congress seats  â€“ Senate... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,708 km² (9,926 sq. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan. ... May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ...

Ferdinand I of Aragon.

Image File history File links Size of this preview: 483 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (767 × 952 pixel, file size: 98 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Ferrando I, rei dAragón por Manuel Aguirre y Monsalbe (1885) Rei En Ferran el dAntequera, II de Catalunya i Aragó, per Manuel Aguirre... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 483 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (767 × 952 pixel, file size: 98 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Ferrando I, rei dAragón por Manuel Aguirre y Monsalbe (1885) Rei En Ferran el dAntequera, II de Catalunya i Aragó, per Manuel Aguirre...

Biography

He was the younger son of King John I of Castile, and Eleanor of Aragon. John I (August 24, 1358 – October 9, 1390) (in Spanish: Juan I) was the king of Castile, was the son of Henry II and of his wife Joan, daughter of John Manuel of Villena, head of a younger branch of the royal house of Castile. ... Eleanore of Aragon (20 January 1358 - 13 August 1382) was the daughter of Pedro IV, King of Aragon (1319-1397) and his wife Eleanore of Sicily (~1325-1374). ...


In 1406, upon the death of his elder brother King Henry III of Castile, Ferdinand declined the Castilian crown and instead, with Henry's widow Catherine, became coregent during the minority of his nephew John II of Castile. In this capacity he distinguished himself by his prudent administration of domestic affairs. Events Construction of Forbidden City begins in Beijing. ... Henry III (October 4, 1379 — 1406), sometimes known as Henry the Sufferer or Henry the Infirm (Spanish: Enrique el Doliente) was the son of John I and succeeded him as King of Castile and León in 1390. ... Katherine of Lancaster (also known as Catherine Plantagenet and as Queen Catalina of Castile and Leon) (1372/1373 – 2 June 1418) was the daughter of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and his second wife, Constance of Castile. ... Juan II (March 6, 1405 – July 20, 1454) was King of Castile from 1406 to 1454. ...


After Ferdinand's maternal uncle, Martin I of Aragon (as Martin II, also King of Sicily) died without surviving issue, Ferdinand was chosen king in 1412 to succeed him by the Pact of Caspe. Martin I (1356—1410), the Elder, the Humane, the Ecclesiastic, King of Aragon (1396 - 1410), King of Sicily (1409 - 1410) was the last direct descendant in legitimate male line of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona, to rule Aragon. ... The Compromise of Caspe made in 1412 was an act and resolution of parliamentarian representatives on behalf of kingdoms Aragon and Valencia and principality of Catalonia to resolve the interregnum commenced by the death of King Martin I of Aragon in 1410 without a legitimate heir. ...


The most notable accomplishment of his brief reign was his agreement in 1416 to depose the Antipope Benedict XIII, thereby helping to end the Great Schism, which had divided the Western Church for nearly 40 years. Antipope Benedict XIII, born Pedro Martínez de Luna, (b. ... The term Great Schism may refer to: The East-West Schism, in 1054 between Western Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christianity. ...


Family and children

In 1394, Ferdinand married Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374 - 1435). They had eight children: // Events Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, travels with King Richard II of England to Ireland. ... Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374 - 1435) became Queen consort of Aragon by her marriage to Ferdinand I of Aragon. ... Events June 24 - Dancing mania begins in Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen), possibly due to ergotism King Gongmin is assassinated and King U ascends to the Goryeo throne Births April 11 - Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, heir to the throne of England (died 1398) Leonardo Bruni, Italian humanist (died 1444... For other uses, see number 1435. ...

Alfonso V of Aragon (also Alfonso I of Naples) (1396 – June 27, 1458), surnamed the Magnanimous, was the King of Aragon and Naples and count of Barcelona from 1416 to 1458. ... // Events Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, travels with King Richard II of England to Ireland. ... Events January 24 - Matthias I Corvinus becomes king of Hungary Foundation of Magdalen College, University of Oxford George of Podebrady becomes king of Bohemia Pope Pius II becomes pope Turks sack the Acropolis Births February 15 - Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. ... Nipple is, generally, the name given to the mammalian nipple, or to things resembling it, such as the tip of an artificial teat or the tip of a grease secreting mechanism in machinery. ... Maria of Aragon (Spanish:María de Aragón) (1396-1445) was the first wife and Queen consort of John II of Castile. ... Juan II (March 6, 1405 – July 20, 1454) was King of Castile from 1406 to 1454. ... Events September 25 - Bayazid I defeats Sigismund of Hungary and John of Nevers at the Battle of Nicopolis. ... Events Discovery of Senegal and Cape Verde by Dinas Diaz Births March 1 - Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (died 1510) March 16 - Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (died 1510) Albert Brudzewski, Polish astronomer (died 1497) Nicolas Chuquet, French mathematician Deaths June 5 - Leonel Power, English composer June 11 - Henry... John II the Great (June 29, 1397 – January 20, 1479) was the King of Aragon (1458–1479) and a King of Navarre (1425–1479). ... Events February 10 - John Beaufort becomes Earl of Somerset. ... Events January 20 - Ferdinand II ascends the throne of Aragon and rules together with his wife Isabella, queen of Castile over most of the Iberian peninsula. ... Events Henry IV quells baron rebellion and executes The Earls of Kent, Huntingdon and Salisbury for their attempt to have Richard II of England restored as King Jean Froissart writes the Chronicles Medici family becomes powerful in Florence, Italy Births December 25 - John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley, Lord Lieutenant of... Events Discovery of Senegal and Cape Verde by Dinas Diaz Births March 1 - Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (died 1510) March 16 - Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (died 1510) Albert Brudzewski, Polish astronomer (died 1497) Nicolas Chuquet, French mathematician Deaths June 5 - Leonel Power, English composer June 11 - Henry... Eleanor of Aragon (Leonor de Aragón, in Spanish), Queen of Portugal as wife of Edward I of Portugal and princess of Aragon as daughter to Ferdinand I of Aragon and Eleanor of Alburquerque, (1402 – February 18, 1445, Toledo). ... Duarte of Portugal (Edward, in English), the Philosopher or the Eloquent, the 11th king of Portugal, was born in Viseu on October 31, 1391 and he died in Tomar on September 13, 1438. ... Events September 14 - Battle of Homildon Hill. ... Events Discovery of Senegal and Cape Verde by Dinas Diaz Births March 1 - Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (died 1510) March 16 - Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (died 1510) Albert Brudzewski, Polish astronomer (died 1497) Nicolas Chuquet, French mathematician Deaths June 5 - Leonel Power, English composer June 11 - Henry... Events Construction of Forbidden City begins in Beijing. ... Events Pachacuti who would later create Tahuantinsuyu, or Inca Empire became the ruler of Cuzco In Italy, the siege of Brescia by the condottieri troops of Niccolò Piccinino was raised after the arrival of Scaramuccia da Forlì. January 1 - Albert II of Habsburg becomes King of Hungary March 18 - Albert...

See also

Preceded by
Martin I
King of Aragon,
Sicily, and Valencia,
Count of Barcelona

1412-1416
Succeeded by
Alfonso V

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Ferdinand II of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (771 words)
Ferdinand II (Fernando de Aragón in Spanish and Ferran d'Aragó in Catalan), nicknamed the Catholic (March 10, 1452 – June 23, 1516) was king of Aragon, Castile, Sicily, Naples, Valencia, Sardinia and Navarre and Count of Barcelona.
Ferdinand, the son of John II of Aragon by his second wife, the Aragonese noblewoman Juana Enriquez, was made King of Sicily by his father in 1468 in preparation for his marriage to Infanta Isabella, the half-sister and heiress of Henry IV of Castile.
Ferdinand allied with various Italian princes and with Emperor Maximilian I, to expel the French by 1496 and install Alfonso's son, Ferdinand, on the Neapolitan throne.
MSN Encarta - Ferdinand V (502 words)
Ferdinand V, called The Catholic (1452-1516), king of Castile (1474-1504); as Ferdinand II he was also king of Sicily (1468-1516) and of Aragón (1479-1516); as Ferdinand III, king of Naples (1504-1516).
The union of the Spanish kingdoms of Aragón and Castile was effected in 1469 by Ferdinand's marriage to his cousin Isabella I, queen of Castile.
Ferdinand had hoped by this alliance to obtain the Castilian crown for himself, but his high-spirited and politically astute wife firmly retained sovereign authority in her own realm.
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