Castile

Castile is a historical region of modern Spain, historically classified into:
* County of Castile, one of the medieval counties of the Kingdom of León, c.850–1065
* Kingdom of Castile, one of the medieval kingdoms of the Iberian peninsula, 1065–1230
* Crown of Castile, the result of the third and definitive union of the kingdoms of León and Castile, 1230–1516
* Two regions of the Kingdom of Spain (until 1982):
** Old Castile, in the north
** New Castile (Spain), in the south
* Two contemporary autonomous communities of Spain:
** Castile and León, in the north
** Castile-La Mancha, in the south

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The Last Queen
The Scroll of Seduction
Full Contact (Redemption, #3)
The House of Impossible Loves
Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me
The Queen's Hand: Power and Authority in the Reign of Berenguela of Castile
Poema de mio Cid
Rica Vida : Crise e Salvação em 10 Momentos da História de Portugal
O Segredo de Barcarrota
La Celestina
Papel mojado
Beltenebros
The Battle of the Queens (Plantagenet Saga, #5)
That Other Juana (Juana La Loca)
Isabella and Ferdinand 1-3 (Isabella and Ferdinand #1-3)

Giles Tremlett
hose watching Isabella process through the cold streets of Segovia could not know that they were witnessing the first steps of a queen destined to become the most powerful woman Europe had seen since Roman times. ‘This queen of Spain, called Isabella, has had no equal on this earth for 500 years,’ one awestruck visitor from northern Europe would eventually proclaim, admiring the fear and loyalty she provoked among the lowliest of Castilians and the mightiest of Grandees.4 This was not hyperbole. ...more
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Ambrosio Molinos de las Heras in Michael Paterniti's The Telling Room.

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