Cardinal Ximenes

(Francisco Cardinal Jimenez de Cisneros)

1436–1517
Civilization: Hispanic — Spain
   Field of Renown:  statesman — minister
Era:  Reconquista

Influential cardinal-minister at the court of Isabel and Ferdinand. Did much to reform both Church and government of Spain.

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Book Links
Glory and Shame of the Spanish Court  in  The Romance of Spanish History  by  John S.C. Abbott
The End of Ferdinand and Isabella  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
Invasion of Africa  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris
When Spain was Great  in  Spain: A History for Young Readers  by  Frederick A. Ober


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Remember that thou too must die!'
 in A Child's History of Spain