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Hernando del Pulgar (1436 - c. 1492) was a Spanish writer. Events April - Paris is recaptured by the French End of the Hussite Wars in Bohemia. ... Events January 2 - Boabdil, the last Moorish King of Granada, surrenders his city to the army of Ferdinand and Isabella after a lengthy siege. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ...


He was born at Pulgar (near Toledo) and was educated at the court of John II. Henry IV made him one of his secretaries, and under Isabella he became councillor of state, was charged with a mission to France, and in 1482 was appointed historiographer-royal. He is said to have died in 1492. This article is about the city in Spain named Toledo. ... John II (March 6, 1405 – July 20, 1454) was King of Castile from 1406 to 1454. ... Henry IV of Castile, nicknamed the Impotent (ruled 1454-1474), was not a strong king. ... Isabella (18 July 1501–19 January 1526), Archduchess of Austria by birth and Queen of Denmark by marriage, was the daughter of Philip I and Joanna of Castile and the sister of Emperor Charles V. She was born at Brussels. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ...


His Cronica de los Reyes Catholicos, wrongly ascribed in the first edition (1565) to Antonio de Lebrija, is often inaccurate and always obsequious; but the record is not without value as regards events within the author's personal experience. Pulgar's Claros Varones de Castilla (1486), an account of celebrities at the court of Henry IV, is interesting in matter and style. He compiled a commentary (1485?) on the Coplas de Mingo Revulgo. His Letters, written to various persons of eminence, were first published in 1485-1486. Antonio de Nebrija, also known as Antonio de Lebrija and Antonius Nebrissensis, (1441-1522) was a Spanish scholar born at Lebrija in the province of Andalusia. ...


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Hernando De Pulgar - LoveToKnow 1911 (148 words)
1492), Spanish prosewriter, was born at Pulgar (near Toledo) in 1436 and was educated at the court of John II.
His Cronica de los Reyes Catnlicos, wrongly ascribed in the first edition (1565) to Antonio de Lebrija, is often inaccurate and always obsequious; but the record is not without value as regards events within the author's personal experience.
Pulgar's Claros Varones de Castilla (1486), an account of celebrities at the court of Henry IV., is interesting in matter and style.
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