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Saint John of the Kings Monastery in Toledo

The Catholic Kings as a sign of appreciation for the victory in the Battle of Toro in 1476 by which Queen Isabel’s succession to the throne was finally resolved, order the construction of this monastery in Toledo. In 1477, the architect Juan Guas began work and ten years later the main chapel and nave together with its vault was completed. Of the Gothic style known as the Spanish-Flamenco or of the Reign of the Catholic Kings.


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