Chapter 17: European Monarchies Section I: Spain’s Power Grows in Europe. By: Carmen Lopez World History Period 6. A. Charles V and the Hapsburg Empire. Main Idea: Several monarchies in Europe became linked with the Holy Roman Empire. Charles V. A. Charles V and the Hapsburg Empire.
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Main Idea: Although King Philip II believed he ruled Spain with complete authority, his power proved to be limited.
This is a part of Spain.
This is Philip II.
This is the flag of the Netherlands.
Main Idea: Fighting between the English and Spanish fleets marked a climax in the conflict between England and Spain.
This is Don Juan, Philip II’s half-brother.
This is Philip II’s fleet, Armada.
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Clashes between French protestants and Roman Catholics in the late 1500s threatened to tear France apart.A. The French Wars of Religion
Spanish troops entered France to support Roman Catholics.
Some French towns with many Protestants such as Rouen called on England for help.
The long reign of Louis XIV brought France to a peak of political and cultural influence throughout Europe.B. Louis XIV: The Sun king
Like many other monarch Louis XIV showed the grandeur of his reign by constructing a large new palace.
This splendid residence was Versailles some 10 miles outside Paris.
In the principal royal residence at Versailles hundreds of rooms were stunningly furnished with tapestries chandeliers and dazzling mirrors.B. Louis XIV: The sun king
Opposition to the foreign policy of Louis XIV which called for almost constant war prevented him from dominating all of Europe.France and the rest of Europe
World History Period 6
By: Angie Lopez unification and made France one of Europe’s leading powers.
-He ruled England as a republic called a commonwealth.
-He named himself the “Lord Protector” of England.
-He died in 1658.
Main Idea: The Glorious Revolution of 1688 limited the powers of the monarchy and resulted in the creation of the English Bill of Rights.
Charles II and the Restoration
-He ruled from 1660-1685
-Charles had no children of his own
-In 1681 the Parliament tried again to prevent a Roman Catholic king from taking the throne.
The Glorious Revolution and the English Bill of Rights
-James II had appointed many Roman Catholic officials.
-William of Orange was married to James’s daughter Mary.
-In 1689, William III and Mary officially took the throne.
Change in England
-William and Mary had to limit their powers as England’s rulers.
-Around that time Parliament approved the English Bill of Rights.