More years for the Prince – A Trastamara TL More years for the Prince In order to achieve an alliance with Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon, Maximilian started negotiating the marriage of their only son and heir, John, Prince of Asturias, to Margaret, as well as the marriage of their daughter, Juana, to Philip. Margaret left the Netherlands for Spain late in 1496. The marriage took place in 1497. The Journey of Princess Margaret to Spain was tough that she believed that she would die in the voyage but she would make it. John would recover from his ailment after consummating his marriage, his own reason for surviving was to be able to see his own child and wife to grow up, he would be able to see his wife, Margaret give birth to a daughter named Isabel on July 2, 1498, named after her own mother in law and they were forbidden to consummate their marriage for years after her husband’s recovery until 1500, when her husband would gain strength and she would give birth to two further children which would grown up into adulthood which Margaret carried to Term, Ferdinand(May 2, 1502) and Catherine (December 10, 1506), her husband, Juan would die on 1507 due to malaria and Margaret would remain in charge of her own three surviving children. Treaty of Blois The Treaty of Blois (1504), also known as the First Treaty of Blois, was an agreement between Louis XII of France and the Catholic Monarchs. It was signed on September 22, 1504, at Blois. The treaty centered on an agreement of marriage between Claude of France and Ferdinand, the son of the Prince of Asturias, with Claude carrying a dowry that included Brittany and France and Spain agreeing to bestow Naples upon Ferdinand. In exchange Madeleine of Navarre would be returned to Navarre, the treaty terms would be changed as Anne of Brittany would give birth to a son named Louis (October 10, 1510) who would be betrothed off to Agnes of Spain and the treaty was adjusted to favor the both parties of Spain and France in which Naples would be bestowed to Ferdinand on his marriage to Claude of France and now Brittany would be secure to the French crown as a male heir was born, however this treaty would mean also the weakening of the Spanish-German alliance, afterwards the treaty in 1504, Madeleine was released, Madeleine of Navarre was married off to Gaston of Foix soon after her release from captivity.