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    Philip II of Spain To fully answer this question it is necessary to truly evaluate each of his policies with dealing his enemies and compatriots both foreign and domestic throughout his reign. This essay will attempt to take each main area of conflict in his life and provide clear indications as to the degree of success that Philip achieved. Philip's character itself is a critical as his personality and characteristics convey, not only himself, but also his empire to others. It is believed

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    Spanish Armada was a giant flotilla of Spanish warships send by the Catholic Spanish King Philip II in 1588. This flotilla was sent to retaliate against England for supporting the piracy and terrorizing of Spanish ships in the Atlantic, and for championing the Netherlands in their revolt against Spain. Philip’s decision to send the Armada was ultimately a result of Queen Elizabeth I’s behavior toward Spain, and the influence of the Church who declared Elizabeth as illegitimate and therefore unfit

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    Philip II, King of Spain, was born on May 21, 1527, in Valladolid, Spain. His father was Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor, and his mother was Queen Isabella of Portugal. Philip ruled over Spain for 42 years as an autocrat before dying of cancer in 1598. He was a devout christian and advocated religious unity throughout Spain. Philip was able to successfully lead his country through victories and defeats, solidifying his rule through a series of events. One event that really solidified King Philip's

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    King Phillip

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    King of Spain, only son of the Emperor Charles V, and Isabella of Portugal, b. at Valladolid, 21 May, 1527; d. at the Escorial, 13 Sept., 1598. He was carefully educated in the sciences, learned French and Latin, though he never spoke anything but Castilian, and also showed much interest in architecture and music. In 1543 he married his cousin, Maria of: Portugal, who died at the birth of Don Carlos (1535). He was appointed regent of Spain with a council by Charles V. In 1554 he married Mary Tudor

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    which was an alliance formed by King Henry VII and Ferdinand of Aragon under the premise that Henry would provide Spain with protection against

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    the course of Europe’s history. Though persecution of Protestants was widespread throughout the continent, their continued abuse was greatly propelled and endorsed by prominent members of the powerful Habsburg dynasty such as Charles V, Philip II and Ferdinand II, whose main objective was to eliminate Protestantism completely. The Habsburgs sought to eliminate worldwide Protestantism by attempting to silence the driving force behind the Protestant Reformation and later warring with Protestant princes

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    Philip II was born on on May 21, 1598 to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Isabella of Portugal (Biography, 1). Philip II accepted his birthright as King of the Spaniards in 1556 (Biography, 1). He was later named King of the Pourtugese in 1580 after his nephew, King Sebastian of Portugal, died (Biography, 2). Philip was married four times, and had eight childre, four of which were sons (The Children, 1). As with many rulers, people had varying opinions of Philip II’s beliefs, methods, and mannerisms

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    from 1554 to 1648, the actions of Elizabeth I, Henry IV, Louis XIII, and Philip II all demonstrated their worthiness to be considered great rulers. Elizabeth I of England defeated the Spanish Armada, the strongest naval power the world had ever seen. Henry IV of France took many steps that eventually led to a religious agreement in France. Louis XIII of France left France as a major European power. Philip II of Spain made Spain very rich and powerful during the height of his reign. Elizabeth Tudor

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    History Of Portugal

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    Portuguese kings had done, Emanuel dreamed of uniting Portugal and Spain under his rule and successively married two daughters of King Ferdinand V and Queen Isabella I. Under pressure from his Spanish relations, he followed their example by expelling Jews and Muslims from his domains in 1497, thus depriving Portugal of much of its middle class. His son, John III, promoted the settlement of Brazil and (again influenced by the example of Spain) introduced (1536) the Inquisition into Portugal to enforce religious

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    The Rise and Fall of the Spanish Empire While Spain was one of the most respectable and powerful empires in the 16th century, with their great innovation and planning, had a flourishing time in their reign and a very bad time. One of the most successful empires in 16th century Europe was Spain’s. They showed great appreciation and gratitude towards every aspect of their empire. They had a vision, a vision to be the best empire in Europe and to go down in history. That of which they did, in both

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