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10 edition of Philip of Spain found in the catalog.

Philip of Spain

by Henry Kamen

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598,
    • Spain -- History -- Philip II, 1556-1598,
    • Spain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-368) and index.

      StatementHenry Kamen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP178 .K36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 384 p. :
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011808M
      ISBN 100300070810
      LC Control Number96052421

      Philip tried to find funds in Spain. Serious debates took place in Valladolid in August over the desperate situation of the treasury. Charles was committed to heavy military expenditure in northern Europe, and looked to the Castilian exchequer to help him. 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:

      Within Spain itself, Philip can still be remembered to this day as a brooding, reclusive workaholic, who, despite his best intentions, poised his nation and empire on the brink of a precipitous and inevitable decline. Beyond Spain's borders, Philip's shadow has long been perceived as exceedingly dark and menacing. Philip V of Spain | Philip V, who reluctantly assumed the Spanish throne in , was the first of the Bourbon dynasty which continues to reign today. Philip's forty-six-year reign, briefly curtailed in when he abdicated in favor of his short-lived son, Louis I, was one of the most important in the country's history.

      PHILIP V ( – ; ruled – , – )PHILIP V (SPAIN) ( – ; ruled – , – ), king of V, born in Versailles in , was the first of the Bourbon monarchs and the so-called Enlightenment reformers. The son of the grand dauphin of France and Maria Ana of Bavaria, he was the duke of Anjou and consequently received a . Philip married his cousin, Maria of Portugal July: Maria of Portugal, wife of Philip II of Spain, died in childbirth, when their son Don Carlos () was born July Philip II of Spain married Queen Mary I (Mary Tudor) of England. Mary was eleven years older than Philip. The English Parliament refused to crown him.


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Philip of Spain book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Philip II of Spain, ruler of the most extensive empire the world ha /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 Philip of Spain book by his person.

This book, published four hundred years after Philip's death, is the first full-scale 3/5(6). "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 ". Philip II was born onin Valladolid, was the son of Charles V—the reigning Holy Roman emperor—and Isabella of 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.

View the profiles of people named Philip Spain. Join Facebook to connect with Philip Spain and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. A volume in the Helion series “Century of the Soldier”, which now runs to some 50 titles covering various aspects of the military history of what might be termed the “long” seventeeth century (c.

), The Armies of Philip IV of Spain, is a good treatment of an interesting, if largely overlooked – or at best denigrated. “The heart of Philip V of Spain is the story of one of the most idiosyncratic of European monarchs, who Kamen argues has been vastly misunderstood Kamen makes a pretty convincing case [G]ood royal biography.”—Richard.

Philip's reign saw a growing decline in Spain's economy, partly as a result of the expulsion (–14) of the Moriscos, while the grandees accumulated huge estates and the church prospered.

Yet Spanish culture was in the midst of a glorious period which gave the world Cervantes, Lope de Vega, El Greco, and Zurbarán.

Get this from a library. Philip of Spain. [Henry Kamen] -- Published four hundred years after Philip's death, this is the first full-scale biography of the king. Placing him within the social, cultural, religious, and regional context of his times, it. Get this from a library. Philip of Spain.

[Henry Kamen; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- This book, published four hundred years after Philip's death, is the first full-scale biography of the king. Placing him within the social, cultural, religious and regional context of his times, it.

Philip II, king of Spain, was a study in contrasts. Deeply religious and committed to the Catholic cause, he was also shockingly violent and ruthless toward his enemies. Leader of millions, he was a solitary and reclusive man who avoided contact with most people.

This beautifully illustrated book attempts to examine and explain this fascinating enigma. 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. Title: history reign philip second king spain. Condition: Poor. Frontis of Philip the Second. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has board covers. With usual stamps and markings, In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy.

Half leather. Marbled covers on the inside and outside. Philip II (Spanish: Felipe II «el Prudente»; 21 May – 13 September ) was King of Spain from and of Portugal from (as Philip I, Filipe I).From he was King of Naples and Sicily as well as Duke of his marriage to Queen Mary I (–58), he was also King Consort of England and Ireland.

Fromhe was lord of the Seventeen Provinces of the. 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 taken against Spanish treasure ships is uncalled for.

The reign of Philip V of Spain covers exactly the first half of the eighteenth century, years that seem to serve as a bridge passage in the history of Spain, a time of transition tucked away almost forgotten between two periods of a much more attention-grabbing character.

Interest in the seventeenth century seems to peter out once the. Philip of Spain by Kamen, Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   About the Book.

This book is the first complete biography of Philip II, King of Spain (). Philip II is seen as a cruel king, tyrant, ambitious and identified with repression and religious intolerance.

Henry Kamen contradicts this official : 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 : Henry Kamen. This book is a wonderful read and cannot fail to leave the reader wondering about Philip II of Spain, a monarch that until now has been over shadowed by his father Emperor Charles.

On top of this Kamwen examines many of the aspects that affected the political events of the by:. Philip V (), grandson of Louis XIV and first Bourbon king of Spain, has attracted only modest scholarly interest, and this is the first modern biography in English. Henry Kamen aims to rehabilitate the reputation of the king, who has been variously dismissed as lazy, inept, and dominated by his queens.Henry Arthur Francis Kamen, Author PHILIP V OF SPAIN: The King Who Reigned Twice $ (p) ISBN View the profiles of professionals named "Phillip Spain" on LinkedIn.

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