The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > Royal Family of Spain > Spanish Royal History

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 02-07-2008, 11:40 AM
Marengo's Avatar
Administrator
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posts: 13,881
King Enrique II 'The Bastard' of Castile and Queen Juana Manuel

Enrique II, King of Castile and Leon (Sevilla, 13 January 1334 – Santo Domingo de la Calzada, 29 May 1379); married in ? on 27 July 1350 Princess Juana Manuel of Penafiel (Castille), heiress of Escalon, Villena, Penafiel and Lara, sovereign lady of Biscay(1339 — 27 March 1381)

Reign: 1366 – 1367 and1369 – 1379

Dynasty: Trastámara

Predecessor: King Pedro I ‘The Cruel’ of Castile & Leon

Successor: King Juan I of Castile & Leon

Children : King Juan I, Queen Leonor of Navarra and Princess Juana of Castille

Parents Enrique: King Alfonso XI of Castille and Leon and doña Leonor Núñez de Guzmán Ponce de León

Parents Juana Manuel:Juan Manuel, Duke of Peñafiel and Blanca Núñez de Lara de la Cerda

Siblings Enrique: Pedro Alfonso, Lord of Aguilar; Juana Alfonso, Lady of Trastámara; Sancho Alfonso, Lord of Ledesma; Fadrique Alfonso, Duke of Medina de Rioseco (Enriquez); Fernando Alfonso, Lord of Ledesma; Tello Alfonso, Marques of Aguilar and Campo; Juan Alfonso, Lord of Badajoz and Jerez de la Frontera; Sancho Alfonso, Count of Alburquerque and Pedro Alfonso

Half Siblings Enrique: Prince Fernando and King Pedro I of Castile

Brother Juana Manuel: Prince Fernando Manuel, Lord of Escalona, Penafiel and Villena

Half Siblings Juana Manuel: Queen Constanca of Portugal and Princess Beatrice of Penafiel
__________________

__________________
TRF Rules and FAQ
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-22-2008, 05:04 AM
Marengo's Avatar
Administrator
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posts: 13,881
Henry II (January 13, 1334 Sevilla - May 29, 1379 Santo Domingo de la Calzada), better known as Henry of Trastámara (Enrique de Trastámara), 1st Conde de Trastamara, before his coronation, was the illegitimate son of Alfonso XI of Castile and Eleanor of Guzmán, half brother to Peter of Castile. He took the throne after defeating and killing Peter in the Castilian Civil War (1366–1369).
As head of a band of mercenaries, and with the aid of Bertrand du Guesclin, he drove Pedro from his throne in 1366. He was, however, defeated the next year at the Battle of Nájera (Navarette), and Pedro was restored. Henry defeated Pedro at the Battle of Montiel and then murdered him in 1369. Henry then went to war against Portugal and England in the Hundred Years' War. For most of his reign he had to fight off the attempts of John of Gaunt, a son of Edward III of England, to claim the Castilian throne in right of his second wife, Pedro's daughter.

Read the entire wikipedia article here.
__________________

__________________
TRF Rules and FAQ
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-22-2008, 05:05 AM
Marengo's Avatar
Administrator
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posts: 13,881
Juana Manuel of Castile (1339 — 27 March 1381) was from 1369 the Queen consort of Castile. She also was the heiress of Escalon, Villena, Penafiel and Lara as well as the sovereign lady ("senora soberana") of Biscay (the Basque country).
She was the daughter of the Infante Juan Manuel of Castile (1282-1349) and his second wife Blanca Núñez de Lara de La Cerda. Her mother Blanca (d 1347) was a descendant of sovereign Lords of Vizcaya (the Basque country) and of the Lara and of Alfonso X's eldest son (Fernando de La Cerda).
Her elder half-sister Constance of Penafiel (who died in 1345 when Juana was just about 5 years old) was queen consort of Portugal.
On 27 July 1350 she married don Enrique (1333-79), eldest of the illegitimate sons of Alfonso XI of Castile, who in 1369 became King Henry II of Castile, after he deposed his half-brother to take the throne.

Read the entire wikipedia article here.
__________________
TRF Rules and FAQ
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
King D.Manuel 'The Fortunate' and Wives (Queens D.ª Isabel, D.ª Maria and D.ª Leonor) Marengo The Royal Family of Portugal 6 02-27-2014 08:16 AM
Queen Juana 'La Loca' of Castile and Duke Philip 'The Handsome' of Burgundy Marengo Spanish Royal History 14 04-12-2013 05:55 AM
King Fernando II/V of Aragon & Castile and Queen Isabel I of Castile & Leon Marengo Spanish Royal History 6 11-26-2012 06:40 AM
King Enrique III 'The Sufferer' of Castile and Queen Catherine Marengo Spanish Royal History 2 02-22-2008 04:56 AM
King Enrique IV 'The Impotent' of Castile and Queen Juana Marengo Spanish Royal History 2 02-22-2008 04:48 AM




Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth birthday bourbon-parma camilla charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess letizia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria danish royals engagement fashion genealogy grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri habsburg hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume hohenzollern infanta elena king abdullah king abdullah ii king albert ii king carl xvi gustav king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander norway picture thread pom pregnancy prince albert prince albert ii prince constantijn prince felipe prince felix prince frederik prince henrik prince joachim prince laurent princess princess alexia (2005 -) princess ariane princess beatrix princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess haya princess laurentien princess letizia princess mabel princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess maxima queen mathilde queen maxima queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal russia sheikh state visit wedding willem-alexander william


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:13 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]