Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory. — Disraeli

Maria Christina

1806–1878
Civilization: Hispanic — Spain
   Field of Renown:  monarch — Regent
Era:  Bourbon

Queen regent of Spain who championed the cause of her daughter Isabella II against the Carlists.

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Book Links
Exile and Return of the Spanish Court in  The Romance of Spanish History  by  John S.C. Abbott
The Woman from Naples  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
Spain Under the Bourbons  in  Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain  by  Charles F. Horne

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The leading sovereigns of Spain: (from top left) Isabella II, Char
 in Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain