John II of Castile (Spanish: Juan; 6 March 1405 – 20 July 1454) was King of Castile  and León from 1406 to 1454. He succeeded his older sister, Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon, as Prince of Asturias in 1405. Regency [ edit] John was the son of King Henry III and his wife, Catherine of Lancaster. 
John II, (born March 6, 1405, Toro, Castile—died July 21, 1454, Valladolid), king of Castile from 1406 to 1454; his political weakness led him to rely on his favourite, Álvaro de Luna, whom he made constable. He was nevertheless considered a man of cultivated taste and a patron of poets.
John II of Castile. 1405–1454. read poems by this poet. John II of Castile, also known as Juan II de Castilla, born March 6, 1405, in Toro, Spain, was the King of Castile and León from 1406 to 1454. He was known as a patron of poets, most notably Juan de Mena, who belonged to his literary court.
John II (March 6, 1405 – July 20, 1454) was King of Castile from 1406 to 1454. He was the son of Henry III of Castile and his wife Katherine of Lancaster, daughter of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster by Constance of Castile, daughter of King Pedro of Castile (known as 'Pedro the Cruel').
John II, (born 1398, Medina del Campo, Leon—died 1479, Barcelona), king of Aragon (1458–79) and also king of Navarre (1425–79); he was the instigator of the union of Castile and Aragon through the historic marriage of his son Ferdinand with Isabella of Castile.
John II of Castile. April 15, 2022 Leave a comment. March 6, 1405 – July 21, 1454. John II of Castile was born on March 6, 1405, in Toro, Castile. The first-born son of King Henry III and Queen Catherine, John was the couple’s third child. A year after the prince’s birth, Henry died from illness at the age of 27.
John II of Castile (Spanish: Juan; 6 March 1405 – 20 July 1454) was King of Castile  and León from 1406 to 1454. He succeeded his older sister, Maria of Castile, Queen of Aragon , as Prince of Asturias in 1405.
John I ( Spanish: Juan I; 24 August 1358 – 9 October 1390) was King of Castile and León from 1379 until 1390. He was the son of Henry II  and of his wife Juana Manuel of Castile . Biography [ edit] His first marriage, to Eleanor of Aragon on 18 June 1375,  produced his only known issue :
John II (1455-1495) of Portugal, sometimes called "the Perfect Prince," ruled during a crucial period in European history that marked the start of the Age of Exploration. From his ascension to the throne in 1481 until his death fourteen years later, John II's royal treasury financed numerous expeditions that mapped out the African coast.
John I of Castile. John II of Castile. II. (1405-1454), king of Castile, was born on the 6th of March 1405, the son of Henry III. of Castile and of his wife Catherine, daughter of John of Gaunt. He succeeded his father on the 25th of December 1406 at the age of a year and ten months.