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Philip II of Spain

Peter Pierson

Philip II of Spain

with 34 illustrations

by Peter Pierson

  • 291 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philip -- II, -- King of Spain, -- 1527-1598.,
  • Spain -- History -- Philip II, 1556-1598.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMen in office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16212193M

    Accomplishments Philip II’s accomplishments originated him as a very well known king. Philip II was a hard-working ruler who was ushered in the Golden Age of Spain, being the most powerful nation. He was the most powerful monarch, he also helped the Catholic Church persecute Protestants during the Counter-Reformation. Philip, in the prime of his life, by Giacomo Antonio Moro. Spain became the dominant power in Europe in ; its formerly independent provinces united in the same year that explorer Christopher Columbus (–) made his historic voyage to the New World. This year also marked the beginning of Spain’s colonial empire. Spain’s army quickly.


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Philip II of Spain (Spanish: Felipe II; 21 May – 13 September ), called "the Prudent" (el Prudente), was King of Spain (–98), King of Portugal (–98, as Philip I, Filipe I), King of Naples and Sicily (both from ), and jure uxoris King of England and Ireland (during his marriage to Queen Mary I from –58).

He was also Duke of Milan. Philip II of Spain―ruler of the Philip II of Spain book extensive empire the world had ever known―has been viewed in a harsh and negative light since his death in Identified with repression, bigotry, and fanaticism by his enemies, he has been judged more by the political events of his reign than by his person.

This book, published four hundred years Cited by: Philip II of Spain (Spanish: Felipe II; 21 May – 13 September ) was King of Spain (–98), King of Portugal (–98, as Philip I, Portuguese: Filipe I), King of Naples and Sicily (both from ), and jure uxoris King of England and Ireland (during his marriage to Queen Mary I from to ).Father: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.

Philip III, –, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily (–) and, as Philip II, king of Portugal (–); son and successor of Philip II of Spain. He was as pious as his father, but lacked his intelligence and capacity for Philip II of Spain book. Dec 23,  · A vast archive of documents, unread since the sixteenth century, revises the portrait of Spain’s best-known king Philip II Philip II of Spain book not only the most famous king Philip II of Spain book Spanish history, but one of the most famous monarchs in English history: the man who married Mary Tudor and later launched the Spanish Armada against her sister Elizabeth I/5(33).

Philip II was born on May 21,in Valladolid, lombardspirit.com was the son of Charles V—the reigning Holy Roman emperor—and Isabella of lombardspirit.com was prepared to succeed Charles almost from birth. As a child, Philip sometimes received secret memoranda from his father reminding him of the responsibility he bore as his father’s successor and warning him to be wary of advisers.

Spain - Spain - Philip II: When Charles abdicated his various lands (–56), Philip II (–98) succeeded to all his father’s dominions except Germany.

His empire in Europe, now without the imperial title, was still only a loose union of independent states recognizing the same head. Philip, a great traditionalist, was not the man to inspire his different subjects with Philip II of Spain book new unifying.

King Philip II offered to get married Elizabeth of Valois. France. in She is the girl of Henry II. Queen Elizabeth of Spain gave King Philip II with two girls: Isabella Clara Eugenia. born in and Catherine Micaela.

Philip II of Spain book in Queen Elizabeth died after a abortion in In King Philip II married his 4th married woman.

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King Philip II (Spanish: Felipe II) of Spain, also known as Philip the Prudent or Philip II of the House of Habsburg, was unarguably the most important ruler in Spanish history.

Philip II of Spain book was under his reign that Spain reached the height of its influence and power, and also of its artistic, literary, and musical excellence. Get this from a library. Philip II of Spain, patron of the arts. [Rosemarie Mulcahy] -- "The image of Philip II () as a stern and assiduous defender of his political inheritance and of the Catholic faith is tempered and enriched by the image of him as a patron and collector of.

Philip II of Spain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Philip II of Spain book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Philip II of Spain (Men in Office)” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5.

Philip II of Spain--ruler of the most extensive empire the world had ever known--has been viewed in a harsh and negative light since his death in Identified with repression, bigotry, and fanaticism by his enemies, he has been judged more by the political events of his reign than by his person.

This book, published four hundred years after Philip's death, is the first full-scale biography 3/5(6). Synopsis. King Philip II of Spain, also known as Philip the Prudent, ruled one of the world's largest empires. His reign as Spain's king began the Golden Age, a period of great cultural growth in.

Feb 08,  · "Philip as a private man takes pride of place in this excellent book. Philip of Spain is a fine achievement, and should be taken very seriously by scholars.

Since it is well written, it can also be read for pleasure by the general reader."—Hugh Thomas, New York Times Book Review ". Aug 09,  · In “World Without End,” Hugh Thomas stakes a claim for one more: an obscure peace treaty between Philip II, the Hapsburg king of Spain, and Henry II, the Valois king of France, that.

May 11,  · The book gives a good overview on Philip II's numerous wives and children (he was married 4 times and some of his children were stillborn). It also allows one to understand the period under which the Netherlands was ruled by the Spanish as well as of the "taming" of the New World, as well as the aftermath of the Armada disaster.

King Philip II 5/5(1). King Philip II of Spain. likes. King of Spain, who ruled one of the largest empires of all time, including England, Portugal, the Netherlands; and territories in the Caribbean, the Philippines, Followers: A member of the House of Habsburg, Philip III was born in Madrid to King Philip II of Spain and his fourth wife and niece Anna, the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II and Maria of Spain.

Philip III later married his cousin Margaret of Austria, sister of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman lombardspirit.com: Philip II of Spain.

Philip II of Spain s Queen Elizabeth I has become my biggest enemy. Her support of the Dutch going against the Spanish empire and actions that Sea Dogs have. Philip II of Spain. Philip, the only son of Emperor Charles V, was born in Valladolid in In he married Mary of Portugal but she died in giving birth to their son, Don Carlos.

Mary Tudor became Queen of England in There were several attempts by Protestant to overthrow Mary. Philip II of Spain (May 21, – September 13, ) was, starting inking of Spain, and Burgundy, the Netherlands, Naples, Sicily, and overseas Spanish America.

He was born in Valladolid, and was the only son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and his wife to live until he was an adult. He was Catholic. His rule was filled with troubles. Philip II letter, Summary ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico.

Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to. Philip II And Peter The Great Of Russia Words | 6 Pages.

Saige Gitlin Philip II and Peter the Great Philip II of Spain () and Peter the Great of Russia () are both historic leaders that had a tremendous influence over the fate of each of their nations.

A scholarly and comprehensive biography that reconsiders the reputation of King Philip II of Spain (). As ruler of the most extensive empire the world had yet seen, Philip II has always been studied exclusively in terms of the political events and foreign policy of his reign.

Kamen (Higher Council for Scientific Research, Spain) now offers the first true biography of Philip. The Author: Henry Kamen. Mar 17,  · Philip II was born in and he died in Philip II became king of Spain in January He governed Spain in her so-called “Golden Age”.

However, his reign saw the economic decline of Spain, her bankruptcy and a disastrous decade from to which included the disaster of the Spanish Armada.

Philip II (Spaingie: Felipe II; 21 Mey – 13 September ) wis Keeng o Spain frae an o Portugal frae (as Philip I, Filipe I). References [ eedit | eedit soorce ] ↑ Spain wis a composite monarchy, an besides bein the seicont Philip tae rule Castille, he wis the first tae rule Aragon an the fowerth tae rule lombardspirit.comessor: Charles V.

May 01,  · Kamen’s seminal biography of King Philip II of Spain was published in and I remember when I read it then I enjoyed it very much. Since reading Geoffrey Parker’s new biography of Philip, I decided to read this book again. I’m glad I did as it gave me a new perspective.

Kamen’s book. During Philip II's reign, Spain reached the height of its influence and power often referred to as Spain's Golden Age. The expression, "the empire on which the sun never sets," was coined during his reign to reflect the extent of his dominion which stretched from Europe, to the Americas.

In World Without End, Hugh Thomas chronicles the lives, loves, conflicts, and conquests of the complex men and women who carved up the Americas for the glory of Spain.

Chief among them is the towering figure of King Philip II, the cultivated Spanish monarch whom a. Philip II, King of Spain, was born at Valladolid on the 21st of May He was the son of the emperor Charles V, and of his wife Isabella of Portugal, who were first cousins. Philip received his education in Spain.

His tutor, Dr. Juan Martinez Pedernales, who latinized his name to Siliceo, and who was also his confessor, does not appear to Royalty. Philip of Spain Henry Kamen. Philip II of Spain-ruler of the most extensive empire the world had ever known-has been viewed in a harsh and negative light since his death in Identified with repression, bigotry, and fanaticism by his enemies, he has been judged more by.

This biography of Philip II of Spain uses his personal papers to paint an intimate portrait of the individual who played an important part in shaping the modern world. The book describes Philip's inability to trust anyone, his obsessions with religion and magic, his family relations and more.5/5(1).

The Government of Sicily Under Philip II of Spain: A Study in the Practice of Empire by H.G. Koenigsberger and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now. Philip II of Spain was crowned 'Philip I of Portugal in (recognized as king by the Cortes of Tomar) and a sixty-year personal union under the rule of the Portuguese House of Habsburg began.

When Philip left for Madrid inhe made his nephew Albert of Austria his viceroy in Lisbon. In Madrid he established a Council of Portugal to. 'Philip II', wrote Victor Hugo in the last century, 'was a terrible thing.' The Enlightenment found him the champion of obscurantism, and the Romantic Age passionately assailed him as an enemy of freedom.

Apr 13,  · Philip II’s accomplishments originated him as a very well known king. Philip II was a hard-working ruler who was ushered in the Golden Age of Spain, being the most powerful nation. He was the most powerful monarch, he also helped the Catholic Chu.

Sep 15,  · Philip II of Spain, called "the Prudent", was King of Spain, King of Portugal, King of Naples and Sicily, and during his marriage to Queen Mary I jure uxoris King of England and lombardspirit.com Jul 20,  · On this day inher future husband Philip II of Spain arrived in England to meet her.

This was not exactly a match that was supported by the English - in fact, it was feared. The fact that Philip was from such a Catholic country, and marrying such a Catholic Queen, made it quite obvious that the Protestants would suffer as a result. Nov 09,  · Buy Philip of Spain New Ed by Henry Kamen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(12). Philip II of Spain (May 21, – September 13, ) was, pdf inking of Spain, Italy and Burgundy, the Netherlands, Franche-Comté, Naples, and overseas Spanish America.

He was born at Valladolid, and was the only son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V Co-monarch: Mary I.Nov 19,  · Philip II of Spain David Kim Philip Cho. This is inaccurate in many aspects.

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This book, published four hundred years after Philip's death, is the first full-scale.