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Philip [Philip of Spain, Felipe]

Glyn Redworth

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/22097

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Philip [Philip of Spain, Felipe] (1527–1598), king of England and Ireland, consort of Mary I, and king of Spain, has left only an ephemeral impression upon the English historical record. Although his time as co-monarch has largely vanished from the collective memory, to be replaced by images of invincible armadas and inquisitorial fires, it remains true that during his years of kingship (and especially during his two lengthy periods of residence in ...

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; European History

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