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The kings of Spain

by Grunfeld, Frederic V.

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Published by Stonehenge in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Spanish -- History.,
    • Spain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Frederic V. Grunfeld.
      SeriesTreasures of the world
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP59 .G78 1982
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3507953M
      ISBN 100867060522, 0867060786, 0867060794
      ISBN 109780867060522
      LC Control Number82050156

      The term Catholic Monarchs refers to Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon, whose marriage and joint rule marked the de facto unification of Spain. They were both from the House of Trastámara and were second cousins, being both descended from John I of Castile; on marriage they were given a papal dispensation to deal with consanguinity by Sixtus IV. The King of Spain once harvested pearls from the oyster beds of Mexico. Kino seems to enjoy the legacy of harvesting pearls from the same beds that made the King of Spain rich and powerful.

      This list of kings and queens of the Kingdom of England begins with Alfred the Great, who initially ruled Wessex, one of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms which later made up modern England. Alfred styled himself King of the Anglo-Saxons from about , and while he was not the first king to claim to rule all of the English, his rule represents the start of the first unbroken line of kings to. The Three Kings, on the other hand, make a very public entrance with a lot of hubbub. Each city and town hosts its own parade on the eve of Three Kings' Day, called the cabalgata, to celebrate the arrival of the Three Kings into Spain from their long journey. The Kings march down the main avenue of the city, either on their camels or on Author: Damian Corrigan.

        Kings are cooler than Santa In a survey, Spanish children overwhelmingly chose the Three Kings as their favourite gift giver (67 percent) over Santa Claus (27 percent). In Spain ‘Los Reyes Magos’ - Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar - play a similar role to Santa Claus in . Columbus asked King John II of Portugal for three ships to try out his idea of traveling west to reach the East. The king refused to give him the ships. Columbus tried going to other kings in France and England. They would not give him the ships. Finally Columbus went to the king and queen of Spain; King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.


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