Facts About Pawn

Facts About Pawn

Queen Isabella of Spain sold the crown jewels to pay for Columbus’s voyage.

After years of preparation for his first voyage, Columbus did approach – and was turned down by – the kings of Portugal, France, and England for funding, which is probably how this myth originated.

In the end, Spain’s King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella agreed to finance his journey.



Columbus presenting his plans to Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain


Facts About Pawn

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