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History of the reign of Philip the Second, king of Spain
William Hickling Prescott
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These surveys helped the Spanish monarchy to govern these overseas conquests more effectively. Below the elite level, the inefficiency and corruption that had existed under Charles II was as widespread as ever. In this respect the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella presents a strong contrast to that of Philip the Second; and it was the consideration of this, when I had complted my history of the former, and proposed at some future day to enter upon that of the latter, that led me to set about a collection of authentic materials from the public archives in the great European capitals. Much more common in older books printed on handmade papers with a high rag content than in books printed on manufactured papers made from wood pulp with a higher acidic content. First edition.
Philip and Anna had five children, only one surviving childhood: Ferdinand, who died at seven; Charles Laurence, who died before he was two; Diego, who died at seven; Philip, later Philip III of Spain, who lived to age 43; and a daughter Maria, who died at three. Full access to this book and over 94, more Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles Access to powerful writing and research tools Book details. However, the treaty was broken shortly afterwards. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine. She died in
A ceremony was held before the bishop of Pamplona 22 Novemberbut its customary procedure and terms were altered. She did not respond to his offer. She died ingiving birth to the ill-fated Don Carlos. New to our inventory.
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The French were defeated again at the Battle of Gravelines in Prior owner's ink inscription to the verso to the front endpaper of Volume I. Lynch says Philip V advanced the government only marginally over that of his predecessors and was more of a liability than the incapacitated Charles II.
Many in England preferred that Mary marry an Englishman. The French monarchy was History of the reign of Philip the Second into turmoil, which increased further with the outbreak of the French Wars of Religion that would last for several decades.
There were massacres of civilians in Mechelen Naarden Zutphen  and Haarlem. Why did Philip distrust his own king of Spain book and the advice of others? Both King Charles and his son Philip II failed to abide by the elective contractual nature of the Crown of Navarre, and took the kingdom for granted.
Contemporary sprinkled calf, upper corners bumped. Overall Condition: Very Good. To accomplish the task set him by God of preserving his subjects in the true Catholic religion, Philip felt in duty bound to use his royal powers, if need be, to the point of the most ruthless political tyrannyas he did in the Netherlands.
On quitting Brussels, the confederates left there four of their number as a sort of committee to watch over the interests of the league. Inthe English defeated Philip's Spanish Armadathwarting his planned invasion of the country to reinstate Catholicism.
The Dutch forces continued to fight on under Orange's son Maurice of Nassauwho received modest help from the Queen of England in Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain, their older daughter, married her maternal first cousin and paternal first cousin once removed, Albert VII of Austria.
Nevertheless, Lepanto marked a permanent reversal in the balance of naval power in the Mediterranean and the end of the threat of Ottoman control. For these reasons, the reign of Philip the Second must still be regarded as open ground for English and American writers.
This made the Spanish kingdoms and its possessions difficult to rule, unlike France, which while divided into regional states, had a single Estates-General. In a peace treaty was signed with the Ottomans. Uncut When the edges of the text block most apparent at the fore and lower edges have not been trimmed to a uniform size, and are therefore characterized by a ragged or deckle edge.
Jone Johnson Lewis Updated April 05, The marriages of Philip II, king of Spainhighlight the roles that women were expected to play in royal marriages of the time. Engraving Illustration produced by carving lines into a metal plate. These defaults were just the beginning of Spain's economic troubles as its kings would default six more times in the next 65 years.
When Carlos rebelled against his father, he was imprisoned in and died about six months later. The war was only drawn to an official close, however, after the Edict of Nanteswith the Peace of King of Spain book in May From the preface: The reign of Philip the Second has occupied the pen of the historian more frequently - if we except that of Charles the Fifth - than any other portion of the Spanish annals The history of Philip the Second is the history of Europe during the latter half of the sixteenth century.
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You can also read the full text online using our ereader.page i pdf i st 0 ry of the reign of philip the second, king of spain. by william h. prescott, oorresponding member of the institute of france, of the royal academy of history at madrid, etc., etc. volume i. boston: phillips, sampson, and company.
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