Diego López de Pacheco, marqués de Villena, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mad_Love_(2001_film)&oldid=984860257, Cultural depictions of Isabella I of Castile, Articles containing Spanish-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 22 October 2020, at 15:05. Joanna was not particularly pious for a girl whose parents were literally called … Joanna thus becomes Queen of Castile and has to return to her kingdom. She was the couple’s third child, her sister Isabella and brother Juan (John) had been born in 1470 and 1478. While Joanna despairs at her husband’s unfaithfulness, she receives further bad news. Unfollow. Joanna remembers with emotion the man she loved passionately, but who brought her ruin. The film is not an accurate portrayal of historical events, taking many liberties with the facts. Thank you to regular contributor Heather R. Darsie for this article on Juana of Castile who has gone down in history as "Juana la loca". Leaving Flanders on 10 January 1506, their ships were wrecked on the English coast and the couple were guests of Henry, Prince of Wales, later Henry VIII and Joanna's sister Catherine of Aragon at Windsor Castle. Joan, queen of Castile (from 1504) and of Aragon (from 1516), though power was exercised for her by her husband, Philip I, her father, Ferdinand II, and her son, the emperor Charles V (Charles I of Spain). Ferdinand met Philip at Villafáfila on 27 of June 1506 for a private interview in the village church. Her siblings were Isabella, Queen of Portugal; John, Prince of Asturias; Maria, Queen of Portugal; and Catherine, Queen of England. Juana of Castile, known as Juana la Loca or Joanna the Mad, was the elder sister of Catherine of Aragon and sister-in-law to Henry VIII of England. After the death of her husband Joanna, heavily pregnant, takes on a long journey to the south of the country to bury her husband. The King, encouraged by Señor de Veyre, resolves to take the rule of the kingdom for himself and shove Joanna out of the way. The film was released on DVD in the U.S. on January 21, 2003, in Spanish with English subtitles. She had a fair complexion, blue eyes and her hair colour was between strawberry-blonde and auburn, like her mother and her sister Catherine. to vols 1 and 2. Joanna's husband, Philip the Handsome, was unwilling to accept any threat to his chances of ruling Castile and also minted coins in the name of "Philip and Joanna, King and Queen of Castile, Léon and Archdukes of Austria, etc. !Portrayals of Joanna of Castile in fiction:fiction: * Pilar López de Ayala in Spanish movie ''Mad Love'' (2001) * Irene Escolar in Spanish series ''Series/{{Isabel}}'' (2012). 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]. A combination of love, lust and emotional dependency make the passionate Joanna deeply attached to her husband. [19]:9 She may also have been unjustly painted as "mad" as her husband Philip the Handsome and his father, Maximilian I, had a lot to gain from Joanna being declared sick or incompetent to rule. Some character and plot devices are completely fictional, most notably the Moorish lover of Phillip. The music for the film was composed by José Nieto, who took inspiration from the Burgos school of organists, such as Antonio de Cabezón, and La Folia Española, Luis de Milán, important 16th-century composer. She apparently became convinced that some of the nuns that took care of her wanted to kill her, a fear which was never proved. Juana married Philip the Handsome in 1496, when she was 16. On April 12, 1555, Joanna of Castile (1479-1555), the last surviving child of Catholic monarchs Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon, died at the age of 75, well past the life expectancy of the time. London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyerm 1868, p.xxxiii. In October 1517, seventeen-year-old Charles I arrived in Asturias at the Bay of Biscay. Philip's body was laid to rest in a nearby monastery, which Joanna was allowed to visit from time to time. In an attempt to legitimise their rebellion, the Comuneros turned to Joanna. [11] Also in 1502, the Aragonese Cortes gathered in Zaragoza to swear an oath to Joanna as heiress; however, the Archbishop of Zaragoza expressed firmly that this oath could only establish jurisprudence by way of a formal agreement on the succession between the Cortes and the king.[12]:137[10]:299. Their objective is to have Joanna declared insane and for Philip to take power away from her. At the Castilian court in Burgos, the Queen is happily greeted by her subjects, but her marital life is still in turmoil. ** Irene Escolar reprised the role in movie ''La Corona Partida'' (2016) ** Laia Marull in series ''Carlos, Rey Emperador'' (2015)! Joanna was married by arrangement to Philip the Handsome, Archduke of Austria of the House of Habsburg, on 20 October 1496. They weren't able to leave until 21 April, by which time civil war was looming in Castile. Born in the city of Toledo, Joanna the Mad was the third child of Ferdinand II of Aragon of the Royal House of Trastámara and Isabella I of Castile.Historians describe Joanna as a fair-skinned, blue-eyed beauty with a mix of strawberry-blonde and auburn colored hair. 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. To the general surprise Ferdinand had unexpectedly handed over the government of Castile to his "most beloved children", promising to retire to Aragon. [18] It was only after her marriage that the first suspicions of mental illness arose. May 3, 2019 - Explore Christine Strena's board "NaNOWriMo ideas" on Pinterest. Her father, King Ferdinand II of Aragon, proclaimed himself Governor and Administrator of Castile. Their union is initially a great success. Joanna was married by arrangement to Philip the Handsome, Archduke of Austria of the House of Habsburg, on 20 October 1496. Charles wrote to her caretakers: "It seems to me that the best and most suitable thing for you to do is to make sure that no person speaks with Her Majesty, for no good could come from it".[17]. Philip and the majority of the court returned to the Low Countries in the following year, leaving a pregnant Joanna in Madrid, where she gave birth to her and Philip's fourth child, Ferdinand, later a central European monarch and Holy Roman Emperor as Ferdinand I. London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyerm 1868, p.xlii. However, it is not the government that is on the Queen's mind; she is fixated on retaining her husband’s love. Aram, Bethany, "Juana ‘the Mad's’ Signature: The Problem of Invoking Royal Authority, 1505–1507". 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. [7] Sub-Prior Friar Tomas de Matienzo and Friar Andreas complained of her refusal to confess - or to write to him or her mother - and accused her of corruption by Parisian 'drunkard' priests. 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. Ferdinand promptly repudiated the second agreement the same afternoon, declaring that Joanna should never be deprived of her rights as Queen Proprietress of Castile. Reportedly it was difficult for her to eat, sleep, bathe, or change her clothes. The Admiral and the Queen's friend and confidant, Elvira, try unsuccessfully to rescue Juana from her marital obsessions. 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]. The marriage was one of a set of family alliances between the Habsburgs and the Trastámaras designed to strengthen both against growing French power. Good acting also. She had been Queen of Castile … [3], Her academic education consisted of canon and civil law, genealogy and heraldry, grammar, history, languages, mathematics, philosophy, reading, spelling and writing. She had four siblings: Isabella, Queen of Portugal; John, Prince of Asturias; Maria, Queen of Portugal; and Catherine, Queen of England. For the movie, see, "Joanna of Aragon" redirects here. [6] Deviance by a child of the Catholic Monarchs would not be tolerated, much less heresy. In a fit of jealousy, Joanna cuts the long red hair of her rival. However, only Charles, Isabella, and Ferdinand have descendants today. With this new lover, the King becomes noticeably indifferent toward his wife, which adds to her increasingly insane jealousy. [12]:138 With Charles I still in Flanders, Aragon was being governed after Ferdinand II's death by his bastard son, Alonso de Aragón. Same name had already been used by Mad love, a depressive disorder, a disorder... 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