The Crown of Castile [nb 1] was a medieval polity in the Iberian Peninsula that formed in 1230 as a result of the third and definitive union of the crowns and, some decades later, the parliaments of the kingdoms of Castile and León upon the accession of the then Castilian king, Ferdinand III, to the vacant Leonese throne.
When Ferdinand succeeded his father as King of Aragon in 1479, the Crown of Castile and the various territories of the Crown of Aragon were united in a personal union, creating for the first time since the 8th century a single political unit, referred to as España (Spain).
The name Castile—meaning “land of castles”—is first known to have been used in about 800 ce, when it was applied to a small district at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains in the extreme north of the modern province of Burgos.
The Crown of Castile was a medieval polity in the Iberian Peninsula that formed in 1230 as a result of the third and definitive union of the crowns and, some decades later, the parliaments of the kingdoms of Castile and León upon the accession of the then Castilian king, Ferdinand III, to the vacant Leonese throne. It continued to exist as a separate entity after the personal union in 1469 of ...
Spain - Castile, Aragon, Unification: Alfonso VII subverted the idea of a Leonese empire, and its implied aspiration to dominion over a unified peninsula, by the division of his kingdom between his sons: Sancho III (1157–58) received Castile and Ferdinand II (1157–88) received León.
This is a list of kings regnant and queens regnant of the Kingdom and Crown of Castile. For their predecessors, see List of Castilian counts . Kings and Queens of Castile Jiménez dynasty House of Ivrea The Royal Bend of Castile, adopted since Alfonso XI in 1332 as a personal standard of the monarchs
 History The heraldic royal crown of Spain The last Spanish monarchs being solemnly crowned were Juan I of Castile (1379), Fernando I of Aragon (1414), and Leonor of Navarre (1479). Joan III of Navarre was crowned as late as 1555, although she ruled Navarre beyond the Pyrenees .
Spain. The Kingdom of Granada ( / ɡrəˈnɑːdə /; Spanish: Reino de Granada) was a territorial jurisdiction of the Crown of Castile from the conclusion of the Reconquista in 1492 until Javier de Burgos ' provincial division of Spain in 1833.
Spain - Reconquista, Castile, Aragon: When Ferdinand II (1479–1516; also known as Ferdinand V of Castile from 1474) succeeded to the Crown of Aragon in 1479, the union of Aragon (roughly eastern Spain) and Castile (roughly western Spain) was finally achieved, and the Trastámara became the second most powerful monarchs in Europe, after the Valois...
English: The Kingdom of Castile (1035–1230) and Crown of Castile (1230–1716) — one of the medieval kingdoms and modern states of the Iberian Peninsula, in present day Spain.