Why was Juana called "la Loca"? Part 1


Joanna of Castile

Juana of Castile has gone down in history as "Juana la Loca." But Juana's mental state was likely not as bad as it seemed. Was she instead the victim of conniving relatives? In this episode, we discuss Juana's youth, her marriage and more.

Topics in this Podcast: Spanish history, Joanna of Castile, juana la loca, European history, sad royal childhoods, Mental illness, 16th century, biographies, 15th Century