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Isabella I

(Encyclopedia) Isabella I or Isabella the Catholic, 1451–1504, Spanish queen of Castile and León (1474–1504), daughter of John II of Castile. In 1469 she married Ferdinand of Aragón (later King…

Isabella

(Encyclopedia) Isabella, 1296–1358, queen consort of Edward II of England, daughter of Philip IV of France. She married Edward in 1308. Neglected and mistreated by her husband, Isabella nourished…

Isabella II

(Encyclopedia) Isabella II, 1830–1904, queen of Spain (1833–68), daughter of Ferdinand VII and of Maria Christina. Her uncle, Don Carlos, contested her succession under the Salic law, and thus the…

Crawford Notch

(Encyclopedia) Crawford Notch, water gap in the White Mts., N central N.H., through which the Saco River flows. It is named for Abel Crawford, an early settler. The area is a state park (est. 1911).

Isabella of Castile

Queen Isabella I, also known as Isabella the Catholic, is famous as the queen who financed Christopher Columbus's voyages to the New World. She was the queen of Castille after 1474 and of Aragon…

Isabella Rossellini

Name at birth: Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna RosselliniActress, model, cosmetics spokeswoman and filmmaker Isabella Rossellini is probably best known for her role as Dorothy Vallens in the 1986…

Isabella Bird

Name at birth: Isabella Lucy BirdIsabella Bird was an English missionary and explorer of the 19th century, known best for her books The Englishwoman in America and A Lady's Life in the Rocky…

Bird, Isabella

(Encyclopedia) Bird, Isabella: see Bishop, Isabella Lucy (Bird).

Gardner, Isabella Stewart

(Encyclopedia) Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840–1924, American art collector, b. New York City. She lived in Boston following her marriage to the financier Jack Gardner. After the Civil War her home…