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  Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spain is bound to the east by Mediterranean Sea (containing the Balearic Islands), to the north by the Bay of Biscay and to its west by the Atlantic Ocean, where the Canary Islands off the African coast are found.
Spain became a unified crown with the union of Castile and Aragon in 1492 and the annexation of Navarre in 1515.
Until 1714, Spain was a loose confederation of kingdoms and statelets under one king, until King Philip V (Felipe V) removed the autonomous status of the Aragonese crown.
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 The Abdication of the throne of Spain by Felipe V (1724)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Abdication of the throne of Spain by Felipe V (1724)
Felipe V stayed in Spain and had to rely on Farinelli's divine singing to cure his depression.
Felipe V might have believed that renunciations to the throne of France were impossible, but he was considering renouncing France for one of his sons as a possibility in his letter to the Pope.
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 Spain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The W Pyrenees and the northern coast, paralleled by the Cantabrian Mts., are occupied by Navarre, with the city of Pamplona; the Basque Country, with the ports of Bilbao and San Sebastián; Santander; and Asturias, with Oviedo and the port of Gijón.
Spain’s bicameral legislature, the Cortes, consists of the chamber of deputies and the senate, both of whose representatives are elected every four years in provincial elections.
Economically, Spain progressed dramatically in the 1960s and early 70s, stimulated in part by the liberal economic policies espoused by Opus Dei; growth was particularly pronounced in the tourist, automobile, and construction industries.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg12 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Leopold V OF TYROL was born in 1586 in <,, Austria>.
Leopold V Archduke Of AUSTRIA was born on 9 Oct 1586 in Graz, Steiermark, Austria.
Maria Teresa Princess Of SPAIN was born on 11 Jun 1726 in, Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
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 Philip V of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
King Philip V of Spain (December 19, 1683 – July 9, 1746) or Philippe of Anjou was king of Spain from 1700 to 1746, the first of the Bourbon dynasty in Spain.
His paternal grandparents were Louis XIV of France and Maria Theresa of 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 and the Spanish Netherlands to the Habsburgs.
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 About Felipe II De HABSBURG (King of Spain)
Felipe received the Duchy of Milan from his father in 1540 and, on the occasion of his marriage in 1554 to Mary Tudor, Queen of England, who was eleven years his senior, the Kingdoms of Naples and Sicily.
Felipe never cared for Mary, indeed, he said while on his way to his marriage, "I am going to a crusade, not to a marriage feast".
Felipe granted this on the most favourable terms and the Duke of Alva was even obliged to ask the pope's pardon for having invaded the Pontifical States.
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 Philip V of Spain
Philip V was both the most affectionate and the least considerate of husbands; until the last minute he wanted to enjoy those delights, which he could not know again for a long time, without sinning.
Spain had lost all her Italian possessions through the Treaty of Utrecht, and - since Philip had sons by his first wife - it was the aim of Elisabeth Farnese to regain these for her children.
For a time Philip V returned to a semi-normal life, allowing himself to be shaved for the first time in 8 months.
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 The Treaties of Utrecht   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
To reach the goal of separating the crowns of France and Spain, the treaties required Felipe V to relinquish all claims to the French throne, and the remaining French princes to relinquish all claims to the Spanish throne.
The validity of the renunciation of Felipe V, which are ancillary to the treaties, became a constitutional issue in France.
Spain acceded to the terms of the treaty by the treaty of the Hague, Feb 17, 1720.
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 WHKMLA : History of Spain, 1714-1759
The Treaties of Utrecht (1713) and Rastatt (1714) concluded the War of Spanish Succession and recognized the succession of Philip V (Felipe V.) to the Spanish crown, the establishment of the Bourbon Dynasty in Spain.
Felipe V. abdicated in 1724 in favour of his son Luis who died shortly after, so that Felipe V. resumed rule.
Spain, with the exception of Navarra and the Basque country, was now centralized; the Castilian CORTES becoming the nation's parliament.
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 Articles - House of Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As of 2005, Spain and Luxembourg have Bourbon monarchs.
Philip V of Spain was the first Bourbon ruler of Spain, from 1700.
It was expected that Louis would marry his cousin, the daughter of King Philip V of Spain, but this marriage was cancelled by the duke in 1725 so that Louis could marry Maria Leszczynska, the daughter of Stanislas, former king of Poland.
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 Spain -> History on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the Italian Wars (1494-1559), Spain triumphed over its chief rival, France, and added Naples (see Naples, kingdom of) and the duchy of Milan to its dependencies.
Under Philip II's successors, Philip III and Philip IV, Spain was drawn into the Thirty Years War (1618-48), prolonged by war with France until 1659.
Economically, Spain progressed dramatically in the 1960s and early 70s, stimulated in part by the liberal economic policies espoused by Opus Dei ; growth was particularly pronounced in the tourist, automobile, and construction industries.
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 The surviving prerogatives and titles of the Grand Ducal House of Tuscany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Spain and the Empire were still at war, although peace had been signed between Karl and France at Rastadt (Baden); France had consented to the Imperial demands that Felipe V should lose all his Italian possessions, but Spain had not.
Francis V the last reigning Duke of Modena, however, by then in exile, considered that as the investiture of 1771 did not restrict the succession to males (females being admitted under the ancient succession laws both to Modena, and the Cibo Malaspina inheritance of Massa and Carrara), that his niece was eligible to succeed.
Francis V’s decision to name his niece as eventual heiress was most unwelcome in Vienna, however, where the Imperial family was keen to acquire the Duke’s considerable fortune as well as his claims to Modena.
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 Carlism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Carlism was a conservative political movement in Spain, purporting to establish an alternative branch of the Bourbons in the Spanish throne.
The 10th of October a girl, the future Isabel II of Spain is born.
Isabel II managed to alienate almost everybody in Spain, till she was expelled that year by a progressist revolution.
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 House of Bourbon - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The House of Bourbon dates from at least the beginning of the 13th century, when the estate of Bourbon was ruled by a Lord, vassal of France.
The Bourbons first became an important family in 1268, with the marriage of Robert, Count of Clermont, sixth son of king Louis IX of France, to Beatrice of Burgundy, heiress to the lordship of Bourbon.
Philip V of Spain started the Bourbon rule of Spain, which spans from 1700-1808, 1813-1868, and 1875-1931, and again from 1975 to the present day.
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 Philip V, king of Spain
In 1724, Philip abdicated the throne of Spain to his eldest son, Louis, but resumed it later that year after Louis died of smallpox.
Spain's foreign policy continued to be governed to a large extent by dynastic ambition and became successful so far as the house of
Spain's entry into the War of the Austrian Succession was preceded (1739) by the outbreak of the War of
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 Anglo-Spanish War, 1727-1729   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But Felipe V did gain one concession by the Treaty of the Hague in 1720, namely recognition of the succession of his son Carlos to the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza when the Farnese male line expired.
Carlo I, son of Felipe V of Spain and Elisabetta Farnese, succeeded to the Duchy of Parma
Meanwhile, Britain's never-ending cycle of balance-of-power conflicts with Spain had led to the War of Jenkins' Ear in 1739 and participation in the War of the Austrian Succession in 1743.
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Spain, originally inhabited by Celts, Iberians, and Basques, became a part of the Roman Empire in 206 B.C., when it was conquered by Scipio Africanus.
Spain then sank rapidly to the status of a second-rate power under the rule of weak Hapsburg kings, and it never again played a major role in European politics.
Spain: Kings, Queens, Prime Ministers - Kings and queens Carlos II (1665–1700) Felipe V (1700–1724, 1724–1746) Luis I...
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 Encyclopedia: History of Chile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Only in the 18th century did a steady economic and demographic growth begin, an effect of the reforms by Spain's Bourbon dynasty and a more stable situation along the frontier.
History of Spain Series Prehistoric Spain Roman Spain Medieval Spain Age of Reconquest Age of Expansion Age of Enlightenment Reaction and Revolution First Spanish Republic The Restoration Second Spanish Republic Spanish Civil War The Dictatorship Modern Spain Topics Economic History Military History Social History Bourbon monarchs in Spain Felipe V...
The drive for independence from Spain was precipitated by usurpation of the Spanish throne by Napoleon's brother Joseph Bonaparte.
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 Country Life : Country spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This history explains the layout of the surprisingly intimate city centre, a cat's cradle of streets strung between the Alc zar to the west and the Buen Retiro, to the new palace built by Felipe IV in the 1630s, to the east.
Both have vanished: the Buen Retiro was destroyed during the Napoleon Wars, leaving only the shady park which is such an asset to the city, and the Alc zar was replaced by the present royal palace in the 18th century.
Impressive as the building is, the interior, largely completed in the reign of Carlos III (1759- 88), linger longest in the memory, for their magnificent furniture, tapestries and porcelain demonstrate that the 18th century was a golden age of the decorative arts in Spain.
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 Erik's Rants and Recipes: Time for a rousing speech...
Spain was great when she had a State Executive with a missionary character.
He was attempting to finish what Felipe V started but failed.
The Crisis in Spain is much more central to current events than many would like to think, and both sides are very much alive and dangerous.
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 War of the Quadruple Alliance & Jacobite Rebellion, 1718-1720
Upon the death of Louis XIV of France, his grandson Felipe V of Spain (and uncle of the new child King Louis XV) wanted the throne of France for himself, and sought to regain territories lost by the Treaty of Utrecht in 1714 which had settled the War of the Spanish Succession.
Felipe V abdicated the throne in favour of his son Luis I, apparently to pursue his ambition for the French crown (although many historians dispute this)
Spain, in turn, prepared a new siege of Gibraltar, and reiterated its support of the Jacobite cause, in violation of the 1713 Treaty which recognised Queen Anne and her successors -- leading to a new Anglo-Spanish war
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 House of Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The House of Bourbon dates back to at least the beginning of the 13th century, when the estate of Bourbon was ruled by a Lord, vassal of France.
Philip V of Spain started the Bourbon rule of Spain, which spans from 1700 - 1808, 1813 - 1868, and 1875 - 1931, and again from 1975 to the present day.
Nowadays, Bourbon in Spain is spelled Borbón.From this Spanish line comes the royal line of the kingdom of the TwoSicilies (1734 - 1806 and 1815 - 1860, and Sicily only in 1806 - 1816), the Bourbon-Sicilies family, and theBourbon rulers of the Duchy of Parma.
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 Ancestors of King Fernando VII of Spain
Felipe V, King of Spain (*19.12.1683 +9.7.1746) * 9.
Maria Theresia, Infanta of Spain (*20.9.1638, +30.7.1683) * 34.
Anna von Habsburg, Infanta of Spain (*22.9.1601, +20.1.1666) * 66.
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 Spain - Barcelona - History
The situation in Cátalunia in the early1600s was such that the people were rebelling against the power of Felipe IV and the constant battles between Spain and France and also seeking once more their independence.
The first Bourbon King, Felipe V of Spain (1700-1724), decided shortly after taking the throne in to exercise his power and change the medieval style of government much to the dislike of all of his subjects.
It is interesting to note that when the French invaded Spain in 1808 and also during the Spanish War of Independence (1808-1813) that followed, the Catalans lent their full support to the return of the House of Bourbon.
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 Spain Heads
She was insane and her husband Felipe I was king 1504-06 of Castilla and Regent of Spain till his death 1506.
In 1700 Felipe V of Bourbon became king - he was great-grandson of Felipe IV, who reigned (1621-65), and became king after a war of succession.
In 1714 she had married Philip V of Spain (1683-1746) who was was afflicted by fits of manic depression and increasingly fell victim to a deep melancholia, and she quickly obtained complete influence over him.
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 HISTORY OF THE LINE OF BOURBON-PARMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
By article 101 of the Treaty of Vienna of 9 Jun 1815 Duke Carlo Lodovico was given the Duchy of Lucca, in compensation for the loss of Parma (accorded to the former Empress Marie-Louise of the French for her lifetime), but deposed 15 Oct 1847.
Charles III was cr Infant of Spain by Isabel II 8 Oct 1852 and assassinated 27 Mar 1854.
Territories of the duchies were annexed to the Kingdom of Sardinia in 1859; formal protestation of the annexation was made by the Duchess Regent, on behalf of her son Robert I, 20 Jun 1860.
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 Isabel Farnese
Marriage: Felipe V King of Spain on 24 Dec 1714 in Guadalajara
Isabel married Felipe V King of Spain, son of Louis Le Grand Dauphin, on 24 Dec 1714 in Guadalajara.
(Felipe V King of Spain was born on 19 Dec 1683 in Versailles and died on 9 Jul 1746 in Madrid.)
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 Women in power 1700-1740
In 1700 Felipe V of Bourbon became king - he was great-grandson of Felipe IV, who reigned (1621-65), and became king after a war of succession between the Habsburg and Bourbon heirs to the throne.
After his death in 1701 she sold his estates, assumed the title of Princesse des Ursins, a corruption of Orsini, and became Mistress of the Robes of Queen Maria Luisa de Savoia, who, together with her husband Felipe V of Spain (Philippe d'Anjou), was completely under her influence.
1690 she was appointed Oberhofmeisterin of Marie Anna who married king Carlos II of Spain, and during her time in Spain, she had a decisive influence on the politics of the country and thereby also in the rest of Europe.
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