Philip V 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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    King Philip II of Spain an Absolute Monarch Philip II of Spain was born May 21, 1527 in Valladolid Spain , he was the son of The Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Isabella of Portugal. Philip II became king before his father died in 1556 and inherited Naples, the Netherlands, Sicily and Milan from his father. He ruled one of the most powerful empires that shaped him into an absolute monarch. During his reign Spain began their Golden Age. They had notable advances in literature, music and…

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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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    CH 12 Age of religious wars Matthew Bauchert RENEWED RELIGIOUS STRUGGLE PG 390 -392 • Peace of Augsburg – legal Lutheranism in HRE but not Calvinists and Anabaptists • After council of Trent-Jesuits launch global counter-offensive against Protestantism • Intellectuals preach tolerance before politicians • Castellio comments of killing of Servetus by calvin • Politiques- rulers who urged tolerance, moderation, and compromise • Catholics and Protestants struggle for control of France,…

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    win the battle, but were unfortunately defeated, and the survivors forced to sail back to Spain. In the late 1580s, English raids against Spanish had commenced, and Queen Elizabeth 1 in support of the Dutch rebels in the Spanish Netherlands faced King…

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    within the English Channel, or so some believed. The Anglo-Spanish War was fought from 1585 to 1604, despite war never being officially declared, and is best remembered for the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. The English and Spanish were quite different from each other in terms of their religion, politics, and military structure, which lead to the King Philip II’s plans to overthrow Queen Elizabeth. However, when the invasion fleet arrived in the English Channel, they experienced a…

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    Philip was a Catholic and the Dutch was protestant and the Dutch resisted not only the new taxation, and the Spanish way of adminaration . A war began and national identity developed in the Netherlands during this war. In 1581, the Union of Utrecht proclaimed independence from Spain but finally in 1648 the Spanish recognized the independence. Despite all the war destructions and hardships, the Dutch started to rise. They were good sailors and traders, setting up trading links everywhere. The…

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    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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    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 Catholic who had said if she became the ruler of England it…

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    King Philip II of Spain and Louis XIV of France were great rulers of their time, ruling similarly but different, with each one of their ways reflected in their palaces. Both of these rulers felt a strong need to exercise and flaunt their power and wealth among their people and other countries, building large and extravagant palaces to show it. Although both of them did show their extreme wealth in their palaces, Louis XIV was by far more extravagant in this as seen in his brightly colored walls…

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