John II of Castile
Profile

John II of Castile

King of Castille and Leon
Male

John II was King of Castile and León from 1406 to 1454. He was the son of Henry III of Castile and his wife Catherine of Lancaster, daughter of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster by Constance of Castile, daughter of King Peter of Castile.

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about John II of Castile.

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of John II of Castile.

CHILDHOOD

1405 Birth Born on March 6, 1405.
1406 1 Year Old He succeeded his father on 25 December 1406, at the age of a year and ten months, and united in his person the claims of Peter the Cruel and of Henry II. … Read More

TEENAGE

1418 13 Years Old In 1418, John married his cousin Maria of Aragon, the oldest daughter of the king Ferdinand I of Aragon and his wife Eleanor of Alburquerque. … Read More

FORTIES

1445 40 Years Old Of all their children, only the future Henry IV of Castile survived infancy. John was widowed in 1445 and remarried to Isabella of Portugal, daughter of Infante John of Portugal, with whom he had two children:
1454 49 Years Old He died on 20 July 1454, at Valladolid. … Read More
Original Authors of this text are noted on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_II_of_Castile.
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.