Ferdinand I signs a treaty giving power to his son-in-law Philip of Burgundy

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Historical Context Note


Philip the Handsome of Burgundy meets with the Cortes of Castile at Valladolid, who recognise him as king by virtue of his marriage to Ferdinand's daughter Juana. As a result, Ferdinand I gives way to his demands to rule Castile, and signs a treaty with him, but relations are hostile.
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Editors. "Ferdinand I signs a treaty giving power to his son-in-law Philip of Burgundy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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