[3], Her academic education consisted of canon and civil law, genealogy and heraldry, grammar, history, languages, mathematics, philosophy, reading, spelling and writing. Juana La Loca was shot in historical castles and places in Sigüenza, Talamanca de Jarama, the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos, and Guimarães in Portugal, among other carefully chosen spots. This season finale adapts more of Boss Spain's Control of Southern Italy, part 2. Her tantrums over her husband’s infidelities have made her start to become known as Joanna the Mad. He was named administrator of the kingdom by the Cortes of Castile in 1510, and entrusted the government mainly to Archbishop Cisneros. Her mother has died. [11] She is entombed in the Royal Chapel of Granada (la Capilla Real) in Spain, alongside her parents, Isabella I and Ferdinand II, her husband Philip I and her nephew Miguel da Paz, Prince of Asturias. Bergenroth, G A, Introduction. She was educated and formally trained for a significant marriage that, as a royal family alliance, would extend the kingdom's power and security as well as its influence and peaceful relations with other ruling powers. [citation needed] Joanna was pregnant with their sixth child, a daughter named Catherine (1507–1578), who later became Queen of Portugal. The film Juana La Loca ran into several problems even before it was released to the public. Joanna of Castile was born on November 6, 1479, in Toledo, the capital of the kingdom of Castile, to Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon of the royal house of Trast¬ámara. Although it is believed the "mad" gene was carried on the maternal side and contracted from her maternal grandmother, it is also understood that those in power feared having Joanna as Queen or Holy Roman Empress. Joanna I of Castile was born on 6 November 1479 in Toledo, Spain to Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile and was a sister to Catherine of Aragon.In 1495 she was betrothed to the son of Maxmilian I, Holy Roman Emperor called Philip the Handsome.She fell in love with him and they were married in 1496. Audrey’s mother was a Joan or Joanna Dingley, employed as a royal laundress, and the girl was raised by one of the cutters in the king’s wardrobe [who cut clothing patterns out of cloth]. 1, 1485-1509, (London, 1862), p.xlvii. Joanna of Castile, aka Juana la loca, was Queen of Castile (in central Spain) from 1504 and Aragon (ditto) from 1516. Mad Love (Spanish: Juana la Loca, literally Juana the Madwoman) is a 2001 He is a restless man who finds entertainment in going hunting and in the arms of other women. Follow. Joanna's father, Ferdinand II, lost his monarchical status in Castile although his wife's will permitted him to govern in Joanna's absence or, if Joanna was unwilling to rule herself, until Joanna's heir reached the age of 20.[13]. Although she was sympathetic to the Comuneros, she was persuaded by Ochoa de Landa and her confessor Fray John of Avila that supporting the revolt would irreparably damage the country and her son's kingship, and she therefore refused to sign a document granting her support. Some scenes were loosely based on the stage play La Locura de Amor (Teatro del Principe, Madrid, 12 January 1855) by the dramatist Manuel Tamayo y Baus (1829–1898) that inspired a previous film with the same subject. Nonetheless, she was thereafter queen in name only, and all documents, though issued in her name, were signed with Ferdinand's signature, "I the King". The political alliance between their two countries has been consolidated and Joanna and Philip are very attracted to each other. They weren't able to leave until 21 April, by which time civil war was looming in Castile. Theirs was a life lived in a monarchial world filled with duties and danger. [18] It was only after her marriage that the first suspicions of mental illness arose. Before this could be done, the Comuneros in turn stormed the virtually undefended city and requested her support. As an infanta, she was not expected to be heiress to the throne of either Castile or Aragon, although through deaths she later inherited both. In her final years, Joanna's physical state began to decline rapidly, with mobility ever more difficult. Joanna entered a proxy marriage at the Palacio de los Vivero in the city of Valladolid, Castile, where her parents had secretly married in 1469. She Was A Rebel. They were raised to adulthood during a time of turmoil, with scandal and battles revolving around the throne of Castile. She had a fair complexion, blue eyes and her hair colour was between strawberry-blonde and auburn, like her mother and her sister Catherine. Juan-Navarro, Santiago, Maria Gomez, and Phyllis Zatlin. However, it is not the government that is on the Queen's mind; she is fixated on retaining her husband’s love. Philip's parents were Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and his first wife, Duchess Mary of Burgundy. Meanwhile, Castile and León, already subjects of Joanna, were governed by Archbishop Cisneros as regent. He is equally pleased with his beautiful bride and orders the marriage to take place at that very moment so they can consummate their marriage without any delay. She is headed to Flanders to marry the Archduke of Austria, Philip, nicknamed the Handsome, a man she has never laid eyes on. Some character and plot devices are completely fictional, most notably the Moorish lover of Phillip. Letters, Despatches, and State Papers to the Negotiations between England and Spain. This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 00:51. Indeed, letters of Mosen Luis Ferrer, gentleman of the bed chamber of Ferdinand, refer to the coercive punishment known as "La cuerda" ("the rope") which Joanna was subjected to. Forced to stop to give birth to a daughter, Joanna never reaches her destination. To the general surprise Ferdinand had unexpectedly handed over the government of Castile to his "most beloved children", promising to retire to Aragon. Philip apparently considered landing in Andalusia and summoning the nobles to take up arms against Ferdinand in Aragon. The formal marriage took place on 20 October 1496 in Lier,[1] north of present-day Brussels. [4] She studied the Iberian Romance languages of Castilian, Leonese, Galician-Portuguese and Catalan, and became fluent in French and Latin. In 1519, Charles I now ruled the Kingdom of Aragon and its territories and the Kingdom of Castile and León and its territories, in personal union. In 1520, the Revolt of the Comuneros broke out in response to the perceived foreign Habsburg influence over Castile through Charles V. The rebel leaders demanded that Castile be governed in accordance with the supposed practices of the Catholic Monarchs. Although she retains her title as queen, at the age of 28 she is locked as a madwoman in the castle of Tordesillas for the rest of her long life. Letters, Despatches, and State Papers to the Negotiations between England and Spain. Her remaining siblings were Maria (1482–1517) and Catherine (1485–1536), younger than Joanna by three and six years, respectively. At the Castilian court in Burgos, the Queen is happily greeted by her subjects, but her marital life is still in turmoil. The film was released on DVD in the U.S. on January 21, 2003, in Spanish with English subtitles. Philip is soon bewitched by the charms and spells of Aixa, a Moorish prostitute who uses her sexual attraction and black magic to secure Philip's favour. The film was the Spanish entry of that year to the Academy Awards. Her older daughter, Eleanor of Austria, had created a semblance of a household within the palace rooms. A fortnight later, having come to no fresh agreement with Philip, and thus effectively retaining his right to interfere if he considered his daughter's rights to have been infringed upon, he abandoned Castile for Aragon, leaving Philip to govern in Joanna's stead.[14]:139. [16] Joanna's condition degenerated further. Joanna is equally misguided in her attempt to regain Philip's attention by simulating a love affair with Captain Álvaro de Estúñiga, a close friend from her childhood. After the death of her husband Joanna, heavily pregnant, takes on a long journey to the south of the country to bury her husband. [5] The Queen declared she would rather let the country be depopulated than have it polluted by heresy. In 1502, the Castilian Cortes of Toro[9]:36–69[10]:303 recognised Joanna as heiress to the Castilian throne and Philip as her consort. Joanna is also the daughter of Queen Isabella. 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