The Political Centralization of the States of the Iberian Peninsula

The political centralization (act of gathering political power under one rule) of the States in the Iberian Peninsula occurred during the fifteenth century with three key developments.

The first was the unification of the kingdoms of Aragon and Castille through the marriage of Ferdinand, prince of Aragon, and Isabella, princess of Castille, in 1469.  When both attained their thrones ten years later they brought both kingdoms under one rule. Continue reading