Ferdinand and Isabella letter, 1492. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain signed this letter on May 16, 1492 approving the confiscation of gold and valuable goods from the Moorish Jews. The letter is part of the J. S. H. Fogg Autograph Collection.
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.