[Sca-cooks] Juana la Loca

Wanda Pease wandap at hevanet.com
Wed Feb 27 21:52:16 PST 2008

> struck by a contagious disease, Juana decided to move to Torquemada. She
> wanted to take the coffin with her, because it was en route to Philip's
> final resting place, Granada. The coffin was opened for a second time to
> ensure that Philip's remains were still there. Thus, Juana had his coffin
> carried about on her journeying. It was guarded by an armed
> escort and she
> had ordered that females were to be kept at a distance. She traveled by
> night only and during the day they rested in monasteries, deliberately
> avoiding nunneries.
Torquemada was one of Isabella's favorite inquisitors.  Don't you mean
Tordesillas where she spent the rest of her life?


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