Flashcards in Mixed Questions (not background) Deck (16):
Who ruled Granada after the Almohads?
Give two examples of Ferdinand's limitations in religious reform
- appointed his 9-year-old illegitimate son to the Archbishopric of Zaragoza (nepotism)
- when Mendoza succeeded Carillo it was most like his generous patronage that secured him the position
Where was Charles I raised?
When was the Battle of Toro?
When Charles came to power, who did he appoint as Bishop of Tortosa?
- Adrian of Utrecht
When Charles came to power, who did he appoint as the chief advisor?
Who joined Adrian of Utrecht as regent after the comuneros revolt?
- the admiral and constable of Castile
What did Gattinara write in a letter to Charles?
- that he was on 'the road towards Universal Monarchy'
Who were executed at the end of the comuneros revolt in the 1521 Battle of Villalar?
- the leaders, Juan Bravo and Padilla
Why was Sergovia in frequent legal disputes with the Mesta throughout the 1490s?
- local herdsmen were obliged to allow sheep farmers on their land
How did Ferdinand and Isabella attempt to control trade from the New World?
- they set up consulados (boards of trade) that would look at shipping contracts, insurance and shipping trade
Give some examples that show some economic policies were successful
- 1497: standardisation of the currency - quicker and easier (efficient) and ensured there wasn't any money lost/ gained in conversion
- no debasement of currency as in other European countries
Among others, who was the main supporter of the need for Isabella and Ferdinand to fund Columbus? What did he do?
- the treasurer of the Hermandad - Santangel
- supplied financial help
- stressed to the monarchs the importance
Who did Charles appoint as Archbishop of Toledo?
- Jacques de Croy - 16 years old
What are the names of the three military orders whose job it was to defend the frontier bordering Muslim territory? (Formed in the 12th century)