Isabella I was Queen of Castile, Spain from 1474–1479 and Queen of Aragon, Spain from 1479 until her death in 1504. She and her husband Ferdinand II were known as the Catholic Monarchs. An efficient but ruthless ruler, Isabella oversaw the conversion of Spanish’s Jewish and Islamic populations and the financing of Christopher Columbus’s 1492 sea voyage to discover the New World.
Isabella of Spain Character Timeline in Address on Woman’s Rights
The timeline below shows where the character Isabella of Spain appears in Address on Woman’s Rights. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Address on Woman’s Rights
...have steered the course of history by influencing the men around them. And it was Isabella, after all, who urged Christopher Columbus to sail to America. The public prejudice against women... (full context)