Abraham Solomon ben Isaac ben Samuel Catalan
Abraham Solomon ben Isaac ben Samuel Catalan (born in Catalonia; died 1492) was the author of a work treating the eternity of the world, Providence, prophecy, immortality, and the resurrection, and al...
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Lope Ximénez de Urrea y de Bardaixi
Lope III Ximénez de Urrea y de Bardaixi, Viceroy of Sicily, fought during the Italian Wars and was involved in the Conquest of Naples, Italy.His first marriage was to Beatriz Ruiz de Liori. He later m...
Diego Deza
Diego de Deza (1444 – 9 June 1523) was a theologian and inquisitor of Spain. He was one of the more notable figures in the Spanish Inquisition, and succeeded the notorious Tomás de Torquemada to the p...
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Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba
Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, or simply Gonzalo de Córdoba (1 September 1453 – 2 December 1515), (Italian: Gonsalvo or Consalvo Ernandes di Cordova), Duke of Terranova and Santangelo, Andria, Mon...
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Ruy Gonzáles de Clavijo
Ruy González de Clavijo (died 2 April 1412) was a Castilian traveller and writer. In 1403-05 Clavijo was the ambassador of Henry III of Castile to the court of Timur, founder and ruler of the Timurid ...
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Gerónimo de Aguilar
Gerónimo de Aguilar O.F.M. (1489–1531) was a Franciscan friar born in Écija, Spain. Aguilar was later involved with the 1519 Spanish conquest of Mexico, and with La Malinche he assisted Hernán Cortés...
Jacob Gaón
Jacob Gaón was a Jewish Basque tax collector, (born in Vitoria, died in Tolosa, 1463).The Gaóns were a Jewish family in Vitoria, Álava, today in the autonomous community of the Basque Country, Spain. ...
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Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros
Francisco Jiménez de Cisneros, O.F.M. (1436 – November 8, 1517), known as Ximénes de Cisneros in his own lifetime, and commonly referred to today as simply Cisneros, was a Spanish cardinal, reli...
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Treaty of Tordesillas
The Treaty of Tordesillas (Portuguese: Tratado de Tordesilhas [tɾɐˈtaðu ðɨ tuɾðɨˈziʎɐʃ], Spanish: Tratado de Tordesillas [tɾaˈtaðo ðe toɾðeˈsiʎas]), signed at Tordesillas (now in Valladolid pr...
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Fernando de Acuña y de Herrera
Fernando de Acuña y de Herrera (died 1495) was Viceroy of Sicily for 1489–1495.
Ferndando was one of six siblings, a son of an originally Portuguese family, whose grandfather, Lope Vázquez de Acuñ...
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Pedro Tafur
Pedro Tafur (or Pero Tafur) (c. 1410 – c. 1484) was a Spanish traveler, historian and writer. Born in Córdoba, to a branch of the noble house of Guzmán, Tafur traveled across three continents during ...
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Pedro de Peralta (Spanish Count)
Pedro de Peralta y Ezpeleta was a 15th Century Spanish noble man and military leader involved in the Reconquista of Spain. He was the 1st Count de Santisteban y Lerín and his wife was Isabelle de Grai...
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Íñigo Fernández de Velasco, 2nd Duke of Frías
Íñigo Fernández de Velasco, 2nd Duke of Frías, Grandee of Spain, (in full, Spanish: Don Íñigo Fernández de Velasco y López de Mendoza, segundo duque de la villa de Frías, cuarto conde de Haro, oct...
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Catherine, Princess of Asturias
Catherine of Castile (Castilian: Catalina de Castilla; 5 October 1422 - 17 September 1424) was suo jure Princess of Asturias and heiress presumptive to the Castilian throne all her life.Catherine was ...
Alonso Manso
Bishop Alonso Manso (1460 – September 27, 1539) was a Spanish bishop born in Becerril de Campos, Spain. He studied theology at the University of Salamanca. He became the canon of Salamanca and the cha...
Pedro Berruguete
Pedro Berruguete (c. 1450 – 1504) was a Spanish painter; his art is regarded as a transitional style between gothic and Renaissance. Berruguete painted famous paintings of the Inquisition. Born ...
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Isaac Aboab of Castile
Isaac Aboab of Castile (1433 – January 1493), also known as Isaac Aboab II, was a Spanish-Jewish Rabbi, Posek and Torah commentator.
Born at Toledo, presumably a descendant of Isaac Aboab I. He wa...
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Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, 1st Duke of the Infantado
Don Diego Hurtado de Mendoza y Figueroa, 1st Duke of the Infantado, or Diego Hurtado de Mendoza y Suarez de Figueroa (Guadalajara, Castile, 1417 – Manzanares el Real, Spain, 25 January 1479) was...
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Eleanor, Princess of Asturias
Eleanor of Castile (Castilian: Leonor de Castilla; 10 September 1423 - 22 August 1425) was heiress presumptive to the throne of the Crown of Castile and Princess of Asturias from 1424 until a few mont...
Gilabert de Centelles y de Cabrera
Gilabert de Centelles y de Cabrera (born c.1400) was a Viceroy of Sicily and the son of Gilabert de Centelles y de Riusech, Baron of Nules, and Elionor de Cabrera.The Centelles were a notable and wea...
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Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st count of Tendilla
Íñigo López de Mendoza (1419 – 17 February 1479 in Tendilla, province of Guadalajara, Spain) was the second son of famous Spanish Poet and nobleman Íñigo López de Mendoza y Lasso de la Vega, ma...
Joan of Navarre, Queen of England
Joan of Navarre (c. 1370 – 10 June 1437) was a Duchess consort of Brittany and a Queen consort of England. She was the regent of Brittany from 1399 until 1403 during the minority of her son. She was a...
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Alonso Tostado
Alonso Tostado known in Latin as Tostatus Abulensis ("Tostado from Ávila") (ca. 1400 – 3 September 1455) was a Spanish exegete and bishop of Ávila, whose real name was Alonso Fernández de Madrig...
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Paul of Burgos
Paul of Burgos (born at Burgos about 1351; died 29 August 1435) was a Spanish Jew who converted to Christianity, and became an archbishop, lord chancellor, and exegete. He is known also as Pablo de Sa...
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