- Dynastic union
A dynastic union is the combination by which two different states are governed by the same
monarchor dynasty, while their boundaries, their laws and their interests remain distinct. [Lalor, ed. Various authors. See Contents. Cyclopaedia of Political Science. New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co., ed. John Joseph Lalor, 1899. [Online] available from http://www.econlib.org/LIBRARY/YPDBooks/Lalor/llCy821.html; accessed 21 June 2008; Internet]
It differs from a
personal unionin that a personal union is under a monarch, but not under a dynasty.
Kingdom of Aragonand County of Barcelona
Marriage of Count of Barcelona
Raymond Berengar IV of Barcelonaand future Queen of Aragon Petronila of Aragonon 1137 that formed the Crown of Aragon[cite web|url=http://libro.uca.edu/montcada/intro.htm|title=A Medieval Catalan Noble Family: the Montcadas, 1000-1230|author=John C. Shideler|accessdate=2008-04-24] [cite web|url=http://libro.uca.edu/aarhms/newsletters/AAHRMSFall07text.pdf|title=Els impostos indirectes en el regne de Mallorca.|author=Cateura Benàsser, Pau|accessdate=2008-04-24 El Tall dels Temps, 14. (Palma de) Mallorca: El Tall, 1996. ISBN 84-96019-28-4. 127pp. [price unknown] ] .
Crown of Castileand Crown of Aragon
Isabella of Castileand Ferdinand II of Aragonon 1469 that laid the foundations for the kingdom of Spain. They didn't ascend to their respectives thrones until 1479 [cite web|url=http://libro.uca.edu/chaytor/hac16.htm|work=A History of Aragon and Catalonia|title=Juan II. Union of Aragon with Castile|author=H. J. Chaytor|accessdate=2008-04-17] .
Kingdom of Spainand Kingdom of Portugal
Dynastic union between Spain (the union between the Crowns of Castile and Aragon) and
Portugal(1580-1640) [cite web|url=http://libro.uca.edu/payne1/payne10.htm|title=Chapter Ten, The Expansion|work=A History of Spain and Portugal, Volume 1|author=Stanley G. Payne|accessdate=2008-04-24] , generally called the Iberian Union, under the Philippine Dynasty.
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