Definition of Ferdinand v
1. Noun. The king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and supported the expedition of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1452-1516).
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex
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Literary usage of Ferdinand v
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1. Catalogue of Books by Perth (W.A.). Public Library (1905)
"See ferdinand v. Ferdinand III., ¡he saint, king of Castile and Leon. Irving, \V. Chronicle of ... 1)29, d(> (In his Works, vn) ferdinand v., king of Spain. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The memoirs of the count of Fernán Nunez give a shocking picture of his death-bed. The live« of the kings of this name before ferdinand v. are contained in ..."
3. The Book of Dignities: Containing Rolls of the Official Personages of the by Joseph Haydn (1851)
"ferdinand v., the Catholic, the next heir: the kingdoms were united. by his ... ferdinand v., the Catholic. This prince having conquered Granada and Navarre ..."