Isabella of Castile was an example of queenship in the late medieval age. Queen of Castile united the country of Spain with her husband, King Ferdinand II of Aragon as well as fearlessly led her soldiers into battle.
Crown of Isabella I. One of many crowns that must have belonged to Queen Isabella I (r. 1474-1504) of Spain. It follows the tradition of many other crowns that were donated to Cathedrals, Chapels or Monasteries by Catholic monarch throughout Europe.
Sisters of Spain: Queen Isabella II of Spain (October 10, 1830 – April 10, 1904) and her sister Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (30 January 1832 – 2 February 1897) by Frederico de Madrazo, circa mid-19th century
Isabella of France (1295 – 22 August 1358), was Queen consort of England as the wife of Edward II of England. She was the daughter of Philip IV of France and Joan I of Navarre. By 1325 her marriage to Edward was at a breaking point. Isabella began an affair with Roger Mortimer, and the two agreed to depose Edward. The Queen returned to England with a small mercenary army in 1326. The King's forces deserted him. Isabella deposed Edward, becoming regent on behalf of her son, Edward III.
Queen Isabella, the "she-wolf" of France (1295-1358). Isabella was the daughter of Philip IV of France & Joan I of Navarre. Isabella married Edward II of England & became Queen Consort. Isabella was praised for her beauty, diplomatic skills & intelligence. Her husband was an ineffectual king who came to be resented by his subjects. Isabella saw an opportunity, & raised an army & deposed her husband. She also managed to end the war with Scotland before her son took the throne as Edward III.