Philip ii Sentence Examples
But the princes of the house of Savoy were a race of warriors; and what Emmanuel Philibert lost as sovereign he regained as captain of adventure in the service of his cousin Philip II.
Emmanuel Philibert was succeeded by his son Charles Emmanuel I., who married Catherine, a daughter of Philip II.
He was equally loyal to his son, Philip II.
Athens, the headquarters of the Mithradatic cause, was taken and sacked in 86; and in the same year, at Chaeroneia, the scene of Philip II.
In the following year he conducted the negotiations for the marriage of Mary of England and Philip II.Advertisement
He was summoned to Madrid in 1575 by Philip II.
The idea of writing memoirs was dismissed in favour of the more elaborate form, and in November 1855 the first two volumes of his uncompleted History of Philip II.
A slight attack of apoplexy on the 4th of February 1858 foretold the end, though he persevered with the preparation of the third volume of Philip II.
After taking his doctorate at Evora, he was named by Philip II.
He had also read a great deal of history in English - Robertson's histories, Hume, Gibbon, Robert Watson's Philip II.Advertisement
Gonzago, sensible of his secretary's abilities, commended him to Philip II.
The last and the worst of the Cid ballads are those which betray by their frigid conceits and feeble mimicry of the antique the false taste and essentially unheroic spirit of the age of Philip II.
The work, begun by his predecessors, of consolidating the kingdom internally and making its army a fighting-machine of high power was com pleted by the genius of Philip II.
According to the usual tradition, which there seems no sufficient reason to reject, the Escorial owes its existence to a vow made by Philip II.
The citadel, south-west of the city, was constructed by order of Philip II.Advertisement
At this time the colonies, although not yet independent of supplies from the mother country, were in a flourishing condition; but the usurpation of the crown of Portugal by Philip II.
The prevalence of the dark English elms, first introduced into the country and planted here by order of Philip II.
It overlooks the Jardin de la Isla, a beautiful garden laid out for Philip II.
The tobacco plant itself was first brought to Europe in 1558 by Francisco Fernandes, a physician who had been sent by Philip II of Spain to investigate the products of Mexico.
In war they trembled at the sound of a trumpet, in peace they quaked before the shouting of their own demagogues; and during the assault of Philip II.Advertisement
In the 4th century it continued its traditional policy, but in 338 surrendered to Philip II.
This confederacy, which after many modifications and vicissitudes was finally broken up by the capture of Athens by Sparta in 404, was revived in 378-7 (the "Second Athenian Confederacy") as a protection against Spartan aggression, and lasted, at least formally, until the victory of Philip II.
When the northern Netherlands revolted from Philip II.
He subsidized Philip II.
Regained by the Habsburgs in 1477 when Mary, daughter and heiress of duke Charles the Bold, married the German king Maximilian the duchy passed to Philip II.Advertisement
The whole work, under the title Primera y segunda parte de la Historia del Piru, was published at Seville in 1571 and was dedicated to King Philip II.
Religious issues became more and more dominated by purely political and dynastic ambitions, and the whole situation was constantly affected by the policy of Philip II.
Between 1572 and 1576 there were in Brazil the two governments of Rio de Janeiro and Bahia, but its history is of little importance till the occupation of Portugal by Philip II.
In 1565 Las Casas successfully remonstrated with Philip II.
On his death in 1580, after a brief reign of seventeen months, the male line of the royal family which traced its descent from Henry, first count of Portugal (c. i ioo), came to an end; and all attempts to fix the succession during his lifetime having ignominiously failed, Portugal became an easy prey to Philip II.
In 1563 he was sent to Spain, where his natural abilities were improved by a good education, but he lacked the frank and tolerant spirit of his father, resembling rather his uncle Philip II.
It was during Acquaviva's generalship that Philip II.
After this we find it taking sides with one or other of the leading states, until, after the battle of Chaeronea, it passed into the hands of Philip II.
Owing to the danger of the extension of the Purmer and Beemster lakes, Philip II.
Originally called Crenides (Fountains), it took its later name from Philip II.
This Arsinoe was originally a mistress of Philip II.
Being now at the height of his power Charles wished to secure the succession to the imperial throne to his son Philip, afterwards Philip II.
Maximilian found time to make earnest but unavailing efforts to mediate between his cousin, Philip II.
Ochrida occupies the site of the ancient Lychnidos, which was added to the Macedonian empire by Philip II.
In 1563 he was again arrested, but managed to escape to Flanders, where he became a pensioner of Philip II.
After the fall of the Theban power, to which it had owed its foundation, it became an ally of Philip II.
Little is known of the personality of Agnes, beyond the remarkable influence which she exercised over Philip II.
It has been said with some justice that Philip II.
However, any hopes he may have had of finding another Philip II.
His deposition by the Thebans and subsequent murder freed Sicyon for a season, but new tyrants arose with the help of Philip II.
In 1559 he commanded the stately fleet which conveyed Philip II.
In a war with the neighbouring state of Phocis (356-346) it could not even maintain its predominance in central Greece, and by inviting Philip II.
There were five principal claimants - Philip II.
The duke of Braganza was won over to their side, chiefly by the promise that he should be king of Brazil if Philip II.
Meanwhile the victory of Alcantara left Philip II.
But few of the promises made in 1581 were kept by the three Spanish kings who ruled over Portugal - Philip II.
In 1548 Zurita was nominated official chronicler of the kingdom of Aragon, and in 1566 Philip II.
In 351 he commanded the Athenian forces in the Chersonese against Philip II.
The chief agents in their dispersal were the Doctor Orazio Melzi who possessed them in the last quarter of the 16th century; the members of a Milanese family called Mazzenta, into whose hands they passed in Orazio Melzi's lifetime; and the sculptor Pompeo Leoni, who at one time entertained the design of procuring their presentation to Philip II.
The terms he demanded were, however, refused; and his determination to continue the struggle was strengthened by the prospect of help from Philip II.
A Greek by birth, adopted son of Jacob Heraklides, despot of Paros, Samos and other Aegean islands, acquainted with Greek and Latin literature, and master of most European languages; appearing alternately as a student of astronomy at Wittenberg, whither he had been invited by Count Mansfeld, as a correspondent of Melanchthon, and as a writer of historical works which he dedicated to Philip II.
At his death in 1586 he was succeeded by his son Alessandro Farnese (1545-1592), the famous general of Philip II.
Paris gave in to him on the 22nd of March 1594 and province by province yielded to arms or negotiations; while the victory of Fontaine-Francaise (1595) and the capture of Amiens forced Philip II.
The fine old hall of the knights, built by Florens, and now containing the archives of the home office, is the historic chamber in which the states of the Netherlands abjured their allegiance to Philip II.
Biographies appeared soon after her death by the Jesuit Ribera, who had been her confessor (1602), and by Diego de Yepez, confessor to Philip II.
The succession was claimed by Philip II.
The prior endeavoured to resist the army which Philip II.
He was well received by Catherine de' Medici, who had a claim of her own on the crown of Portugal, and looked upon him as a convenient instrument to be used against Philip II.
Peril from the assassins employed by Philip II.
However, yielding to the current which was carrying the greater part of the nation towards reform, and despite the threats of Philip II.
After three years the Guises reopened hostilities against Coligny, whom they accused of having plotted the murder of their chief; while the Catholics, egged on by the Spaniards, rose against the Protestants, who had been made uneasy by an interview between Catherine and her daughter Elizabeth, wife of Philip II.
Pope Gregory XIV., an enthusiastic supporter of the League and a strong adherent of Spain., having succeeded Sixtus V., who had been very lukewarm towards the League, made Henry IV.s position still more serious just at the moment when, the old Cardinal de Bourbon having died, Philip II.
Mayenne, who oscillated between Philip II.
He worked little but rapidly, with none of the bureaucratic pedantry of a Philip II.
The latter wished not only to take possession of the Netherlands, which were to be given up to him with half of the United Provinces and their colonial empire; he wanted to play the Charlemagne, to re-establish Catholicism in that country as Philip II.
He gained some successes against Philip II.
The Decline of Athens The growth of Macedon's power under Philip II heralded the demise of Athens as a major power.
Spanish Armada - A fleet of war galleons sent in 1588 by Philip II of Spain to capture the English thrown.
In spite of the traditional enmity between the O'Neills and the O'Donnells, Tyrone allied himself with Hugh Roe O'Donnell, nephew of Shane's former enemy Calvagh O'Donnell, and the two chieftains opened communications with Philip II.
After the battle of Aegospotami (405 B.C.), Thasos again fell into the hands of the Lacedaemonians under Lysander who formed a decarchy there; but the Athenians must have recovered it, for it formed one of the subjects of dispute between them and Philip II.
She bore him two sons, Rodrigo, who was once selected to be the husband of Lucrezia Borgia, and Diego, who was the grandfather of the princess of Eboli of the reign of Philip II (see Perez, Antonio.) By another lady of a Valladolid family he had a third son who afterwards emigrated to France.
Allowing the queen of Navarre to shut herself up in La Rochelle, the citadel of the reformers, and the king to loiter over the siege of Saint Jean dAngly, Coligny pushed boldly forward towards Paris and, having reached Burgundy, defeated the royal army at Arnay-le-duc. Catherine had exhausted all her resources; and having failed in her project of remarrying Philip II.
Carlos ' tyrannical father, King Philip II of Spain, decides to marry Elizabeth himself.
In the 4th century Megara recovered some measure of prosperity, but played an insignificant part in politics, its only notable move being the participation in the final conflict against Philip II.
The main promoter of the league was Pope Pius V., but the bulk of the forces was supplied by the republic of Venice and Philip II.
The Escurial was built in honour of St Lawrence by Philip II.
A little later Lingen was sold to the emperor Charles V., from whom it passed to his son, Philip II.
It was rebuilt by Philip II.