Charles II of Spain

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  • King Philip 2 Of Spain Analysis

    Philip II of Spain was a dignified king who sought to achieve the best for his country. However, during his reign as king, King Philip II was unrightfully murdered one night. The group of people who ended the king’s life all had one similarity. They all had a list of motives to backup why they plotted against the King of Spain. These motives fueled the hatred burning within the assassins lead them to conspire against Philip and ultimately kill him. To seek revenge William of Orange, Antonio…

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  • Spanish Conquest Of Spain Research Paper

    Empire had arguably become the most powerful nation in the world. King Philip II of Spain was now filthy rich due to exploration of the New World. During this time Spain had control of the Spanish Netherlands who he had forced to become Catholic; however, these people wanted independence and had become Protestants in secret. During this time the English had begun to help Dutch Protestants and this maddened King Philip II. In 1587 Elizabeth I had Mary, Queen of Scots, executed; Mary was a…

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  • Reasons For The Defeat Of The Spanish Armada

    were some distinct differences between the English and Spanish that lead to the war and, ultimately, to the disastrous defeat of the Spanish Armada. To begin, there are a several reasons why King Philip II planned to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I. Tensions had been increasing between England and Spain in part because of England’s support of Protestant, as well as the efforts of English…

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  • Summary Of Felipe Guamán Poma De Ayala

    Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala was a native Peruvian who had Incan ancestry. As a son of a Spanish nobleman, he was exposed to the colonial power of the Spanish but had the knowledge of Incan society and history. Guamán Poma is best known for chronicling the events that partook in Peru as the Spaniards continue to establish themselves as the dominant power. In his illustrated letters to Spain’s King, King Philip III, he detailed the accounts of ill treatment that the Spaniards did towards the…

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  • Elizabeth I Strengths

    The Queen of Kings “I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.” -Elizabeth I. Queen Elizabeth I was one of the greatest leaders England ever had. She was brilliant in her studies, and took a country that was not in great standings and held the crown as she built back her kingdom. Queen Elizabeth I was a brilliant Queen because of her education, however her out witting charm played a large role, ability of…

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  • How Did Spain Win The Spanish Armada

    Spanish Armada was a massive fleet of ships that was sent by Philip II to invade England. England at that time was protestant and Philip II, who was a devoted Catholic, felt that it was his duty to bring England back to Roman Catholic. When Queen Elizabeth I of England refused to punish her “sea dogs” including Sir Francis Drake for attacking Spanish ships, Philip finally sent out the Armada, made up of 130 ships and 2500 guns. Spain was undoubtedly the greatest power at that time and compared…

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  • Armada Portrait Analysis

    The Armada Portrait, a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603), was painted after the English defeated the Spanish Armada in 1588. The Spanish Armada was a fleet of one-hundred thirty ships with 18,000 men transporting an army from Flanders to attack England due to religious differences.1 George Gower (1540 - 1596), Queen Elizabeth’s Serjeant Painter, painted The Armada Portrait to commemorate the Queen Elizabeth I’s accomplishment in leading England to successfully defeating the Spanish…

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  • How Did Queen Elizabeth I Never Hold Her Tongue

    “There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue” ― Elizabeth I Tudor ( However, Queen Elizabeth I never held her tongue when she could have a say in matters. In many ways, Queen Elizabeth was one of the very first women in the 1500s to dominate her own era. Queen Elizabeth l controlled part of the government and provided suitable leadership for her army when the Spanish Armada tried to challenge England. With her…

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  • Queen Elizabeth I: The Speech That Led To Victory

    The Speech That Led to Victory Ruler of England, Queen Elizabeth I, presented an inspiring speech before sending her troops off to battle against the men who served the King of Spain, King Philip II, in 1588. The battle was taking place in Tilbury and was occurring because both Queen Elizabeth I and King Philip II wanted the control over trade. To try and take that control, the Spanish were planning an attack on English soil. England expected the invasion and prior to the repel against them,…

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  • Tudor England Film Analysis

    the tyrannical portrayal of Spain, most notably in the opening scenes when King Philip II declares his intentions to…

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