Map of the World? It is claimed that this is an eighth century copy of the map Admiral Zheng He made in 1418. The map clearly shows the new ...

Map of the World? It is claimed that this is an eighth century copy of the map Admiral Zheng He made in 1418. The map clearly shows the new ...

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Portrait of Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

Portrait of Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

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Mrs. Doubtfire. Or, if you're an Arrested Development fan, this could be called Mrs. Featherbottom....

Mrs. Doubtfire. Or, if you're an Arrested Development fan, this could be called Mrs. Featherbottom....

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Queen Isabella I  1451-1504  Together with her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Queen Isabella I ruled Castile and Aragon.  Their rule effected the permanent union of Spain and the beginning of an overseas empire in the 'New World' led by Christopher Columbus under Isabella's sponsorship.

Queen Isabella I 1451-1504 Together with her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Queen Isabella I ruled Castile and Aragon. Their rule effected the permanent union of Spain and the beginning of an overseas empire in the 'New World' led by Christopher Columbus under Isabella's sponsorship.

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Places to see in ( Alcala De Henares - Spain )  Alcalá de Henares meaning Citadel on the river Henares is a Spanish city whose historical centre is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Alcala De Henares stands out for its rich archaeology and was one of the first bishoprics founded in Spain.  The major landmark and one of the great prides of Alcala De Henares is University of Alcalá  is spread throughout the city but generally exists in two campuses. The first is on the north side of…

Places to see in ( Alcala De Henares - Spain ) Alcalá de Henares meaning Citadel on the river Henares is a Spanish city whose historical centre is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Alcala De Henares stands out for its rich archaeology and was one of the first bishoprics founded in Spain. The major landmark and one of the great prides of Alcala De Henares is University of Alcalá is spread throughout the city but generally exists in two campuses. The first is on the north side of…

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