The visits of Empress Isabel to Medina del Campo

Elisabeth visited the Castilian fairground town twice, but always apart from the presence of her husband, the Emperor Charles V

Emperor Charles V spent many seasons away from home, and this forced Empress Elisabeth to develop her own agenda. This enabled her to visit the cities or towns where her court was established. This is the case of Medina del Campo, which she visited on two occasions.

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The meeting of Queen Joan with her children

It happened on the first trip of the future king to Spain, in 1517

The future Emperor Charles V first came to Spain in 1517 to claim his rights as King of Castile. On that journey, both he and his sister Leonor met with their mother Juana. What was that meeting like? We tell you about it below.

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Two women from Mojados in the life of Emperor Charles V

Their names: Quirce and María Sarmiento, and they played a fundamental role in one of the great moments of the emperor’s life

Mojados is intimately linked to the life of Emperor Charles V. It was there that he met his brother Ferdinand. But two women were also from that village who were of capital importance in one of the great moments of his life. Continúa leyendo Two women from Mojados in the life of Emperor Charles V