Queen Isabella I

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Isabella I was born on April 22, 1451 in the town of Madrigal de las Altas Torres.  She died on November 26, 1504 in the castle of La Mota.  She is often referred to as "La Católica" (the Catholic) a "title" given to her by the Spanish Pope, Alexander VI.  This is a title that the Kings and Queens of Spain still retain.  She was the daughter of John II, King of Castile and his second wife, Isabella of Portugal. 

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