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  Charles III of Spain
Charles III (January 20, 1716 - December 14, 1788) was king of Spain from 1759 to 1788.
Spain was entangled in the close of the Seven Years' War, to her great loss.
Charles was a thorough despot of the benevolent order, and had been deeply offended by the real or suspected share of the Jesuits in the riot of 1766.
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 CHARLES III, king of Spain, and of Naples and Sicily. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
1716–88, king of Spain (1759–88) and of Naples and Sicily (1735–59), son of Philip V and Elizabeth Farnese.
Charles at first was neutral in the Seven Years War, but after concluding the Family Compact of 1761 with France, he involved Spain in the war in time to share France’s defeat.
Spain prospered under the rule of Charles, who is regarded as the greatest Bourbon king of Spain and one of the “enlightened despots.” His reign is noted for economic and administrative reforms and for the expulsion of the Jesuits (1767).
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 Charles III of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles III (January 20, 1716 December 14, 1788) was king of Spain 1759–1788 (as Carlos III de Borbon), King of the Two Sicilies 1735–1759 (as Carlo VII), and Duke of Parma 1732–1735 (as Carlo I).
In spite of his hostility to the Jesuits, his dislike of friars in general, and his jealousy of the Spanish Inquisition, he was a very sincere Roman Catholic, and showed much zeal in endeavouring to persuade the pope to proclaim the Immaculate Conception as a dogma necessary to salvation.
Charles III married Maria Amalia of Saxony (1724-1760), daughter of Augustus III of Poland, and they had 13 children, but only seven reached adulthood:
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 CHARLES III OF SPAIN FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Charles III (January_20, 1716 – December_14, 1788) was king of Spain 1759–1788 (as Carlos III de Borbon), King of the Two_Sicilies 1735–1759 (as Carlo VII), and Duke of Parma 1732–1735 (as Carlo I).
Spain was entangled in the close of the Seven_Years'_War, to her great loss.
In spite of his hostility to the Jesuits, his dislike of friars in general, and his jealousy of the Spanish_Inquisition, he was a very sincere Roman Catholic, and showed much zeal in endeavouring to persuade the pope to proclaim the Immaculate_Conception as a dogma necessary to salvation.
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 Spain
Charles II of Spain, the most grotesque monarch of the 17th century, was a travesty of a king.
Charles III (of Spain) (1716-88), king of Spain (1759-88) and, as Charles IV, king of the Two Sicilies (1734-59).
Consequently, Spain became involved disastrously in the Wars of the French Revolution (1792-95) and was forced to cede (1800) to France the territory of Louisiana in America.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Philip V (of Spain)
Philip V (of Spain) (1683-1746), king of Spain (1700-1746), during whose reign French ideas prevailed at his court, and French institutions were...
Spain (in Spanish, España), officially Kingdom of Spain, constitutional monarchy in south-west Europe, occupying the greater part of the Iberian...
Charles III (of Spain) (1716-1788), King of Spain (1759-1788) and, as Charles VII, King of Naples and Sicily (1734-1759).
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 Tubac Through Four Centuries: An Historical Resume and Analysis
Charles III quickly turned his attention to his colonial possessions in contrast to most Spanish kings who were content to play their roles in Spanish society, spending the money remitted from the colonies but not much concerning themselves about colonial administration or welfare.
Charles III was quite capable of cutting through the accumulated red tape of centuries of bureaucratic accretion and formalization.
The ultimate effect of the accession to the throne of King Charles III was thus to terminate Tubac as a royal fort and reduce it to a civilian pueblo not long to endure.
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 Chronicles of Oklahoma
Spain had the burden of winning and restoring the Osages and other tribes who had been enemies of the French and who might be counted upon to continue their hostilities toward the province of Louisiana regardless of the change of ownership.
Spain, to meet the situation that confronted her in Louisiana, was forced to adopt a new Indian policy.
Spain hoped to forestall the westward march of the American pioneer by settling the country.
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 Philip V of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
King Philip V of Spain (1683-1746) or Philippe of Anjou, grandson of the French monarch Louis XIV, was king of Spain from 1700 to 1746, the first of the Bourbon dynasty in Spain.
Although Philip was allowed to remain on the Spanish throne, the war cost Spain the possession of Minorca in the Balearic Islands as well as Gibraltar to Great Britain.
During his reign Spain began to recover from the stagnation it had suffered during the twilight of the Habsburg dynasty.
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 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor Information - TextSheet.com
When Charles II of Spain made Philip V his heir, Louis XIV violated the contract.
The dispute for the crown of Spain led to the War of the Spanish Succession.
After a short time as Charles III of Spain during the war, his older brother Joseph I died suddenly.
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 NINETEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
She was married to Charles IV of BOURBON-SPAIN (son of Charles III of BOURBON-SPAIN King) about 1774 in Spain.
Charles IV of BOURBON-SPAIN was born in 1748 in Spain - son of Charles III.
Francis de Paula of SPAIN was born in Spain - dtr of Charles IV.
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 Personalities of Louisiana: Charles III of Spain
Charles' (or Don Carlos) mother is Elizabeth Farnese (1692-1766) a granddaughter of the Duke of Parma (in Italy).
Spain surrenders Sardinia to Savoy, but Don Carlos is acknowledged to the succession of Parma and Tuscany through his mother.
Ferdinand VI is the new king of Spain and the Indies.
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 Charles III of Spain Information - TextSheet.com
In 1734 he made himself master of Naples and Sicily by arms.
Charles had, however, no military tastes, seldom wore uniform, and could with difficulty be persuaded to witness a review.
On the death of his half-brother Ferdinand VI he became king of Spain, and resigned the Two Sicilies to his third son Ferdinand.
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 Charles III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles III of Hungary (also known as Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor)
Charles Edward Stuart, styled "Charles III, King of England and Scotland"
The current heir-apparent to the United Kingdom throne, Charles, Prince of Wales, may assume the name Charles III of the United Kingdom if, and when, he succeeds Elizabeth II, although he has also suggested that he may choose the regnal name George VII.
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 Charles IV of Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Charles IV (November 11, 1748 - January 20, 1819) was list of Spanish monarchsKing of Spain from December 14, 1788 until his abdication on March 19, 1808/.
Charles was the second son of Charles III of SpainCharles III and his wife Maria Amelia of Saxony.
Charles had inherited a great frame and immense physical strength from the Saxon line of his mother.
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 Charles III, King of Spain - Olga's Gallery
Charles III (1716-88), King of Spain (1759-88), the younger son of Philip V and Isabella of Parma, was one of the most successful enlightened despots of the 18th century.
When he succeeded his half-brother Ferdinand VI to the throne of Spain in 1759 he handed over Naples and Sicily to his third son, Ferdinand.
His aim was to increase the power of his government in order to achieve the reforms needed to strengthen Spain and preserve its colonial empire.
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 Charles article - Charles first name Charles Darwin Charles Babbage Germanic churl Swedish - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Charles is a very common male first name.
Charles I of France (Charles II, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles the Bald)
Charles II of France (Charles III, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles the Fat)
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pragmatic Sanction
The Pragmatic Sanction of the Emperor Charles VI This edict, issued by the last German male member of the House of Hapsburg regulating the succession to his hereditary lands, was read 19 April, 1713, before the ministers and councillors, but was temporarily kept secret.
Charles III was King of Naples and Sicily until he succeeded his brother Ferdinand upon the throne of Spain in 1759.
Charles III also provided that in case Ferdinand's line should become extinct his brothers Philip and Louis were to have the succession.
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 1769
May 14 - Charles III of Spain sends Spanish missionaries, who found California mission s in San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Francisco and Monterey and begin the settlement of California
Spain - Charles III King of Spain (1759 - 1788)
England - George III of Hanover King of England (1760 - 1820)
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 Houe of Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Later princes constituted the House of Bourbon-Brazil, or of Orléans-Braganza, which is not to be confused with the House of Borbón-Braganza, a Spanish branch originating in the Portuguese marriage of the infante Don Gabriel (a son of Charles III of Spain).
Finally, when Don Carlos became king of Spain as Charles III in 1759, he resigned Naples-Sicily to his third son Ferdinand on the express condition that that kingdom and Spain should never be united under one sovereign.
By this last treaty France and Spain not only guaranteed one another against all enemies but also promised like protection to the Bourbon states in Italy in the event of their acceding to the compact; and no state not belonging to the House of Bourbon was to be allowed to accede.
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 Royal Bookplates (House of Bourbon-Anjou, Spain & Two Sicilies)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Infant Charles de Bourbon y Farnesio (1716-1788) was the eldest son of Philip V, King of Spain and of his second wife, Elizabeth Farnesio.
Charles de Bourbon in turn was given the Crown of the Two-Sicilies and the tiltle of King of Jerusalem by the Pope (1738).
Charles VII (1716- 1788), King of Naples (1735-1759), of Sicily (1738-1759) & of Jerusalem, (I), Duke of Parme (1731-35), & Charles III, King of Spain (1759-88)
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 WHKMLA : History of Spain, 1700-1714
Meanwhile, Archduke Charles of Austria (second in line when it came to inheriting his father, Emperor Leopold I.) claimed the inheritance of the crown of Spain and, long before reaching Spanish soil, had himself proclaimed King Charles III.
The military events of the war are not to be emphasized here; both candidates established themselves in Spain and stubbornly held on to their claim.
Spain lost her possessions in Italy and the Low Countries.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles III, king of Spain, and of Naples and Sicily (Spanish And Portuguese History, Biography) - ...
Charles III, king of Spain, and of Naples and Sicily, Spanish And Portuguese History, Biographies
Charles III 1716–88, king of Spain (1759–88) and of Naples and Sicily (1735–59), son of Philip V and Elizabeth Farnese.
Territorial disputes with Portugal in the RIo de la Plata region were settled by the Treaty of San Ildefonso (1777).
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 Return to the Past
Nov 8, 1769: In Spain, Charles III ordered all of the Society's goods to be sold, and sent a peremptory demand to the newly-elected Pope Clement XIV to have the Society suppressed.
Nov 19, 1526: Ignatius was examined by the Inquisition in Alcala, Spain.
He was a Frenchman of humble birth, highly esteemed by King Henry III and the Duke of Guise.
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