Charles III of Spain

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    (Austria) in The War of Spanish Succession. Moreover, the desire to attain Spain would lead to an global war, where a myriad of nations each beholding their own motives, endeavored to either restore the quasi-peace that Europe had possessed, or plummet into another…

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    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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    1665 the Spanish Monarchy under the ruling of Phillip III and later on King Phillip IV faced many different challenges in this emerging country called Spain. However, Spain did not exist at this time it was ruled under the Habsburg Empire. What I shall be discussing in this assignment is the strengths and weaknesses that the Spanish Monarchy faced. During the start of the 17th Century what was known as the Habsburg Spain which was very much on the brink at the end of the Golden Age and even…

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    children. A phrase of poetry matches well with the Habsburgs agenda: “Let others make war; you, fortunate Austria, marry.” The Habsburgs avoided war if possible, and instead used marriage as their tool for expansion. The first major marriage that resulted in land expansion took place in 1473. Frederick III, who was elected as the Holy Roman Emperor, arranged a marriage between his son, Maximilian and Charles the Bold of Burgundy’s daughter, Mary. This marriage is beneficial because it…

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    both supported different sides of the civil war in Spain, which prolonged the Hundred Years War. It was actually 116 years in length, despite what its name suggests. The cause of the war was both territorial and political. The reason for the length of the war was the English’s initial advantages as well as outside battles. France had four times the resources of the English,…

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    concerning the European balance of power. These wars include the war of Spanish Succession, the war of Austrian Succession, and the Seven Years’ war. These wars had a significant effect on both Europe and North America. The war of Spanish Succession was fought over who should rule the Spanish empire after the death of King Charles II. King Charles II had no children, and several relatives had equal claim to the throne. On his deathbed, King Charles II left the throne to Philippe, a grandson…

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    Charles Martel was born on August 23, 686 AD, Herstal, Belgium. He was a merciless warlike ruler who went by as Charles the Hammer. He got his nickname from his victory at Poitiers in 732. Charles was Mayor of the Palace of the kingdom of the Franks. Some facts about him: He rewarded his followers, but crushed his opponents. He gifted his followers by providing land from defeated opponents and from the church. He was considered a generous donator to monasteries, but he greatly doubted bishops…

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    Politiques- rulers who urged tolerance, moderation, and compromise • Catholics and Protestants struggle for control of France, Netherlands and England • FRENCH WARS OF RELIGION (1562-1598) PG 392-397 • French protestants= Huguenots- from Besancon Hugues- leader of Geneva’s political revolt against House of Savoy 1520’s • HRE emperor Charles V captured Fancis I of France at Battle of Pavia ion 1525-…

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    Spain was influential and powerful during the eighteenth century in Europe. Charles II ruled the Spanish throne from 1665 until his death in 1700—just five days shy of his 39th birthday. Although he took the throne young, Europe anxiously awaited his death because of his declining health. Not only was he ill, he was unable to produce an heir, despite the fact he was married twice. Thomas James Dandalet accentuates the detriment that King Charles II imposed on Spain in his book Spanish Rome: …

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    across Europe for much of the Medieval ages and throughout the Renaissance. The Hapsburg family ruled a large variety of different nations throughout its reign, including the Holy Roman Empire, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Sicily, Hungary-Croatia, colonial possessions in the New World, and other nations. The Hapsburgs were an incredibly powerful royal house throughout the ages that would forever shape the world and European continent with their rulers, fights, colonies, influence, and history. The…

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