History of the Reign of Philip the Second King of Spain Part Two

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Kessinger Publishing, Dec 1, 2004 - History - 636 pages
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1859. Volume II of III. Prescott, is a renowned American historian who chronicled the rise and fall of the Spanish empire. Engrossed by the history of Spain, he committed himself to tracing its development into a world power. Employing secretaries to read him manuscripts sent from Spanish archives, Prescott set about writing a work of sound scholarship that would also interest a general audience. Contents: The Confederates; Freedom of Worship; The Iconoclasts; The Regent's Authority Reestablished; Tranquility Restored; Alva Sent to the Netherlands; Cruel Policy of Alva; Reign of Terror; Trials of Egmont and Hoorne; Execution of Egmont and Hoorne; Secret Execution of Montigny; The Ottoman Empire; The Knights Hospitallers of St. John; Siege of Malta; Don Carlos; Death of Don Carlos; and Death of Isabella. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing. Due to the age and scarcity of the original we reproduced, some pages may be spotty, faded or difficult to read. Volume 1 ISBN 0766193764, Volume 3 ISBN 0766193780.

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Prescott ranks alongside Francis Parkman and Edward Gibbon as a master historian.

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