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Encyclopedia > Juana Manuel of Castile

Juana Manuel of Castile (133927 March 1381) was from 1369 the Queen consort of Castile. She also was the heiress of Escalon, Villena, Penafiel and Lara as well as the sovereign lady ("senora soberana") of Vizcaya (the Basque country). Events Emperor Go-Murakami ascends to the throne of Japan Kashmir is conquered by the muslims Births July 23 - King Louis I of Naples (d. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in leap years). ... Events June 12 - Peasants Revolt: In England rebels arrive at Blackheath. ... King George V of the United Kingdom and his consort, Queen Mary A queen consort is the wife and consort of a reigning king. ... The starting point of Crown of Castile can be considered when the union of the Kingdoms of Castile and Leon in 1230 or the later fusion of their Cortes (their Parlaments). ... (For the Vizcaya mansion in Florida, see Villa Vizcaya) Vizcaya province Vizcaya (Basque Bizkaia) is a province of northern Spain, in the northwestern part of the autonomous community of the Basque Country. ... Location of Historical Territory of the Basque Country The Ikurriña, Basque Country flag The Lauburu, Basque Country symbol This article is about the traditional overall Basque domain. ...

She was the daughter of the Infante Juan Manuel of Castile (1282-1349) and his second wife Blanca Núñez de Lara de La Cerda. Her mother Blanca (d 1347) was a descendant of sovereign Lords of Vizcaya (the Basque country) and of the Lara and of Alfonso X's eldest son (Fernando de La Cerda). Two Castilian Infantes (Princes), father and son, wore this name. ...

Her elder half-sister Constance of Penafiel (who died in 1345 when Juana was just about 5 years old) was queen consort of Portugal. Constance of Penafiel or Constance, Princess of Castile (Spanish Constanza) (1323 - November 13, 1345) was the daughter of Juan Manuel El Scritor de Castile, Duke of Penafiel, and Constanza of Aragon. ... King George V of the United Kingdom and his consort, Queen Mary A queen consort is the wife and consort of a reigning king. ...

She married in 1350 don Enrique (1333-79), eldest of the illegitimate sons of Alfonso XI of Castile, who in 1369 became King Henry II of Castile, after he deposed his half-brother to take the throne. They had the following children: Alfonso XI of Castile (August 13, 1312 – March 26/27, 1350) was the king of Castile and León, the son of Ferdinand IV of Castile and his wife Constance of Portugal. ... Henry of Trastamara (January 13, 1334 Sevilla - May 29, 1379 Santo Domingo de la Calzada) (Enrique de Trastámara), was the illegitimate son of Alfonso XI of Castile and Leonora de Guzman, and half brother to Pedro I the Cruel (or the Lawful, depending on who wrote the history). ...

In 1361 (at the death of her teenage niece Blanca, daughter of her full brother Fernando who himself had died in c 1350 without other children) she inherited Villena, Escalona and Penafiel. From her cousin, she also inherited Lara and Vizcaya (Basque country). In 1369, she became queen of Castile and Leon. 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. ... Events Jacquerie. ... Events Births December 27 - Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (died 1411) Domenico da Piacenza, Italian dancemaster (died 1470) John Dunstable, English composer (died 1453) Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman and rebel leader (died 1436) Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (died 1447) John VIII Palaeologus Byzantine Emperor (died 1448) Deaths... Events May 30 - The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague as a heretic. ... Lara may refer to: English meaning Famous Places: Lara State, a Venezuelan state. ...

When she in 1381 died and left her inheritance to her son, Vizcaya finally was united to Castile, and ultimately to Spain. The Basque people remember her for that.

Preceded by:
Blanca of Bourbon
Queen Consort of Castile and Leon
Succeeded by:
Eleanor of Aragon



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