Juana Enríquez, Reina consorte de Navarra y Aragón

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About Juana Enríquez, Reina consorte de Navarra y Aragón


Juana Enríquez y Fernández de Córdoba (Torrelobatón, 1425 – Tarragona, 13 de febrero de 1468), Reina de Navarra (1447 - 1468) y de Aragón (1458 - 1468). V Señora de Casarrubios del Monte. Perteneció al importante linaje de los Enríquez.


King John's second wife.

Juana Enriquez (1425-13 February 1468), was the second wife of John II of Aragon.

She was an Aragonese Noblewoman. She was a daughter of Fadrique Enríquez, Count of Melba and Rueda and Mariana de Córdoba. By her father, she was a direct descendant of a bastard of Henry II of Castile.

She gave birth to Fernando II of Aragon who was chosen over his half-brother, Carlos of Viana to rule Aragon. Fernando married Isabella of Castile who inherited the throne from her half-brother, Henry IV of Castile. Henry's first wife was Fernando's half-sister by John's first wife, Blanca of Navarre (1420-1464).

Juana then gave birth to Infanta Juana of Aragon who married Ferdinand I of Naples. According to numerous historians (including Henry Charles Lea, Benzion Netanyahu) and Norman Roth the Enriquez clan were known to be descendants of Jews converted to Catholicism during the 14th century. (Norman Roth, "Conversos, Inquisition, and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain," Madison, WI, The University of Wisconsin Press, 1995, p. 151.)

Preceded by

Maria of Castile Queen Consort of Aragon, Majorca, Valencia and Sicily

Countess Consort of Barcelona

1458–1468 Succeeded by

Isabella of Castille

Preceded by

Agnes of Cleves Queen Consort of Navarre

1447–1468 De Facto only Succeeded by

John d'Albret


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Juana Enríquez, Reina consorte de Navarra y Aragón's Timeline

February 2, 1425
Olite, Navarra, Navarra, Spain
Torrelobatón, CL, Spain
April 1, 1444
Age 19
Torrelobatón, CL, Spain
Age 21
March 10, 1452
Age 27
Sos del Rey Católico, Aragon, Spain
Age 29
Barcelona, Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
Age 30
February 13, 1468
Age 43
Saragosa, Aragón, Spain