Philip II, King of Spain
Standard Name: Philip II,, King of Spain
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Mary Basset||
MB 's second husband had at the time of their marriage already been imprisoned in the Tower of London; upon Mary Tudor 's accession, James Basset travelled on diplomatic missions between Mary and Philip of Spain
|Literary Setting||Emma Robinson||
This was set in the days when the Dutch Protestants in the Spanish Netherlands (present-day Belgium and part of northern France), led by William of Orange (that is, William the Silent, 1533-84), rebelled...
|Textual Features||Elizabeth Boyd|
|Textual Features||Catherine Gore|
|Textual Features||Kate O'Brien||
The novel centres on an actual historical character, Ana, Princess of Eboli, also known as Ana de Mendoza (familiar to admirers of Verdi 's opera Don Carlo as Princess Eboli), a Spanish great lady of...
|Textual Features||Mrs F. C. Patrick||
In the later stages of the novel, Anthony is in love with Lady Maria, an unrecorded daughter of Mary, Queen of Scots (a plot twist which must ultimately be owed to Sophia Lee and The...
|Textual Production||Jean Plaidy|
Juana of Austria , sister of Philip II of Spain, was secretly accepted into the Jesuit order under the false name Mateo Sanchez.
One year after succeeding to the throne, Mary Tudor married Philip of Spain , thereby strengthening the hand of others who wished, as she did, to re-Catholicize England.
The Emperor Charles V died at Yuste in Extremadura, two years after abdicating from the Holy Roman Empire which he had created.
Philip II acquired Portugal to add to the possessions of the Spanish crown; Portugal and its overseas possessions remained Spanish until 1640.
By the end of August 1588
The attempted invasion of England by Philip II 's Spanish Armada was defeated.
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