A-Z: General definitions: Philip II

Definition

King of Spain from 1556-1598 and of Portugal from 1581-1598; also King of England and Ireland from 1554-1558 during his marriage to the English queen, Mary Tudor. Philip was a devout Catholic and is noted for sending the unsuccessful Spanish Armada against Elizabeth I and Protestant England in 1588.

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