Queen Isabella

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Queen Isabella the queen of Castile whose marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and sponsored the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1451-1504)
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Usage

In literature:

In 1868 Queen Isabella II.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Queen Isabella was now dead, and while he was in Spain King Ferdinand died also.
"Las Casas" by Alice J. Knight
Bishop Stapledon was Treasurer to Edward II, and held London against Queen Isabella.
"Exeter" by Sidney Heath
At the time of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, applied work had long been known.
"Quilts" by Marie D. Webster
So he appeared before Queen Isabella and her chief men and told them again of all his plans and desires.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
The queen seated herself in the centre of the car, the Duchess Isabella being on her right, and myself on her left.
"Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497" by Julia Mary Cartwright
The important thing is, Queen Isabella gave him the charter and the caravels and with them he's making history.
"My Shipmate--Columbus" by Stephen Wilder
Cristina became Regent and the Infanta Isabella Queen of Spain.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
Isabella of Bavaria, Queen of France, takes part against her son, 306.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
One of these matadores was long the disgraceful favorite of Queen Isabella.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
They were pensioned by the Spanish government for a while under Queen Isabella's reign and made their home in Brussels.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
This at first the king and queen, Isabella's father and mother, declined.
"Richard II" by Jacob Abbott
Isabella was proclaimed Queen under the regency of her depraved mother Christina.
"A Short History of Spain" by Mary Platt Parmele
About that time he began to conspire with a view to restore the son of Queen Isabella.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
In the following month he was called upon by the king to swear allegiance to the infanta Isabella, afterwards queen.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Donna Galinda was the Latin professor of Queen Isabella.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
As early as the reign of Queen Isabella, French ambition and desire for colonial possessions had become manifest.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
The steed ridden by Queen Isabella was covered with crimson cloth richly embroidered with gold.
"The Court Jester" by Cornelia Baker
After the death of his first queen, King Erik had married Isabella Bruce, the sister of Robert, who later became King of Scotland.
"The Story of Norway" by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
Queen Isabella had lessons from the learned Lebrixa, who may be called the Erasmus of Spain.
"The Story of Seville" by Walter M. Gallichan
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In news:

When King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella first entered Granada after the last Arab kingdom in Spain surrendered on Jan 2, 1492, it is said that they marveled at the beauty of the fortified Palace of Alhambra and the treasures it contained.
Queen Isabella of Spain sold the crown jewels to pay for Columbus's voyage.
The Valley's Portuguese community held its Annual Holy Ghost Celebration and parade Sunday morning - the start to a full day of festivities in honor of Queen Isabella.
Queen Isabella of Spain sold the crown jewels to pay for Columbus's voyage.
In the end, Spain's King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella agreed to finance his journey.
Construction on the Queen Isabella Memorial causeway is near completion according to officials at the Texas Department of Transportation.
11th Anniversary of Queen Isabella Causeway Collapse.
The video was shot from a Coast Guard helicopter as a cutter approached the sinking boat five miles north of the Queen Isabella causeway.
Vote for Blueberry #44581 Most Colorful Contest is a 3-year-old Australian Cattle Dog from Wagoner , OK. Bisou is a 0-year-old Yorkshire Terrier from wagoner , OK. Queen isabella is a 1-year-old Yorkshire Terrier from wagoner , OK.
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In science:

Government like Queen Isabella is willing to pay for the ships.
Observations of Extrasolar Planets Enabled by a Return to the Moon
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