At last when reduced to a heap of ruins, Ostend fell before the resolution of Ambrosio de Spinola, a Genoese banker, to whom the command of the besiegers had been entrusted (see Spinola).
BERNARDO O'HIGGINS (1778-1842), one of the foremost leaders in the Chilean struggle for independence and head of the first permanent national government, was a natural son of the Irishman Ambrosio O'Higgins, governor of Chile (1788-1796), and was born at Chillan on the 20th of August 1778.
Farther north of the latter are the rocky islets of San Ambrosio and San Felix, all belonging to Chile.
The reader may also consultfor the earlier periodFlorian de Ocampo and Ambrosio de Morales, whose combined works are known as the Crnica general de Espana (fol.
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