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Castile for Isabella

(1960)
(The first book in the Isabella and Ferdinand Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
Castile for Isabella covers the early life of the most significant of allSpanish monarchs: Isabella of Castile. Isabella is seen as a young girl,within a few steps of the throne; first in the care of an ambitious butunbalanced mother; later in the licentious court of her half-brother HenryIV; and at length ascending the throne, Ferdinand beside her. MeanwhileHenry IV, weak and in the hands of favourites, had married a frivolous andimmoral Princess whose illicit love affair brought scandal and confusion toCastile with the birth of a child whose legitimacy was in doubt. These weremomentous years in Spanish history, for here was a country in the grip ofanarchy, with a royal house divided against itself. But Isabella, firm,serene and courageous, was dedicated to an idea; to bring law and order toan all-Christian Castile and to marry Ferdinand of Aragon.

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Castile for Isabella
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-7531-8344-7 / 978-0-7531-8344-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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October 1965 : UK Hardback
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Title: Castile for Isabella
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-7091-1106-1 / 978-0-7091-1106-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

April 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Castile For Isabella
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-7531-8345-5 / 978-0-7531-8345-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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June 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Castile for Isabella: (Isabella & Ferdinand Trilogy)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-09-951032-4 / 978-0-09-951032-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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January 1974 : UK Paperback
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Title: Castile for Isabella (Ferdinand and Isabella trilogy / Jean Plaidy)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 0-330-23830-2 / 978-0-330-23830-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Audio Editions

October 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Castile for Isabella
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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October 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Castile for Isabella
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Castile for Isabella: (Isabella & Ferdinand Trilogy)
Author(s): Jean Plaidy
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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