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daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake as heretics (1516-1558) Bloody Mary , Mary I , Mary Tudor
region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479 Castile , Castilla
Italian pope from 1523 to 1534 who broke with Henry VIII of England after Henry divorced Catherine of Aragon and married Anne Boleyn (1478-1534) Clement VII , Giulio de' Medici
king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Ferdinand , Ferdinand of Aragon , Ferdinand the Catholic , Ferdinand V , King Ferdinand
son of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547; his divorce from Catherine of Aragon resulted in his break with the Catholic Church in 1534 and his excommunication 1538, leading to the start of the Reformation in England (1491-1547) Henry VIII
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) Isabella , Isabella I , Isabella the Catholic , Queen Isabella
English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state More , Sir Thomas More , Thomas More
ancient city on the Ebro River in northeastern Spain; formerly the capital of Aragon Saragossa , Zaragoza
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