Isabella, Princess of Asturias

Isabella, Princess of Asturias

Queen Consort + King + Princess
Born Oct 2, 1470

Isabella, Princess of Asturias was a Queen consort of Portugal and heiress presumptive of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile as their eldest daughter. Her younger sisters were Catherine, Queen of England, Queen Joanna I of Castile, and Maria, Queen of Portugal.… Read More

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1470 Birth Born on October 2, 1470.
1478 7 Years Old Following her mother's accession to the throne of Castile, the young Isabella was sworn as the heiress to the throne until the birth of her younger brother John in June 1478, just before her eighth birthday. … Read More


1490 19 Years Old In 1490 Isabella married Afonso, Prince of Portugal, the heir of John II of Portugal.


1491 20 Years Old Though it was an arranged marriage, Isabella and Afonso quickly fell in love, and Isabella was grief-stricken when he died in 1491: sent home to her parents by John II, she declared that she would never marry again and would enter a convent.
1497 26 Years Old Her parents ignored this, and in 1497 she was persuaded to marry Manuel I of Portugal, Afonso's uncle and John II's cousin and successor. … Read More
1498 28 Years Old In 1498, Isabella herself died while giving birth to Miguel da Paz, who was heir to the thrones of Castile and Portugal until his death in 1500. … Read More
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