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The Duke of Alba

by Henry Kamen

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Alba, Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, duque de, 1507-1582.,
    • Statesmen -- Spain -- Biography.,
    • Nobility -- Spain -- Biography.,
    • Spain -- History -- Philip II, 1556-1598.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [192]-195) and index.

      StatementHenry Kamen.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP181.A6 K36 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3288888M
      ISBN 100300102836
      LC Control Number2004001543

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      She is a direct descendant of the Duke Of Alba, famous for defeating the peasant revolt of Flanders in Her Godmother was a Queen of Spain and she holds a Guinness Book Of Records entry, as the person with the most noble titles (40) recognised by an existing ://   The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have denied contributing to a new book about their life in the Royal Family. The book, Finding Freedom - which is being serialised in the Times - has claimed the

        The House of Alba de Tormes (Spanish: Casa de Alba) is a prominent Spanish aristocratic family that derives from the 12th century Mozarab nobility of post-conquest claim to Alba goes back to , when the first Álvarez de Toledo was made Lord of the City of Alba de , it was a member of this family, the second Duke of Alba, who signed the capitulation of the city   Located in the heart of Madrid, on Calle de la Princesa, a few meters from the suffocating asphalt of the Plaza de España, the liria palace it has always been surrounded by mystery for passers-by. Half hidden by centuries-old trees and well-kept French gardens, only in the background could you glimpse from outside a palace full of treasures among which the Alba lived, an aristocratic family


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González de León's excellent study (Leiden & Boston: Brill  › Books › Biographies & Memoirs › Historical. Alba came to represent for contemporaries as well as for future generations the unacceptable face of Spanish imperialism. In this intriguing re-evaluation, Henry Kamen narrates the duke’s personal history, looking beyond the conventional image to reveal   The Duke of Alba, by Henry Kamen.

New Haven and London, Yale University Press, viii, pp. $ US (cloth). Ferdinand Alvarez de Toledo, the third Duke of Alba (), is best known--both to historians and in the popular imagination--for orchestrating Philip II's repressive, blood-stained policies in the Netherlands, a role which earned him notoriety and the ignominious nickname +Duke+of+Alba.-a   Buy The Duke of Alba First by Kamen, Henry (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning  › Books › History › General. Start your review of Alba: A Biography of Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Third Duke of Alba, Write a review El Segoviano added it review of another edition The violent wave of radical iconoclasm that swept the southern Netherlands in is the book's pivot, setting the stage for the Duke of Alba's brutal effort to restore the authority of the Spanish :// Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Alba, Jacobo Stuart Fitz-James y Falcó, -- duque de, -- -- Homes and haunts. Alba, Jacobo Stuart Fitz-James y Falcó, -- duque de, -- Palaces -- Spain -- Madrid.

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Don Fernando Alvarez of Toledo, the Duke of Alba, was one of a succession of governor generals to rule the Netherlands when it came under Spanish control in the 16th century.

Inno doubt to ensure his immortality, Alba commissioned from the native Antwerp sculptor, Jonghelinck, an over-life size, full-length bronze sculpture of himself Ferdinand Alvarez de Toledo, the third duke of Alba (), is known to history as "the butcher of Flanders." The general who carried out Philip II's repressive policies in the Netherlands, he was responsible for the massacre of thousands of men, women, and children, considering it better to lay waste an entire country than leave it in the The Duke of Alba.

By Henry Kamen. (New Haven: Yale University Press. viii, ; maps ix. $) This book aims not to replace William Maltby's now standard account (Alba: A Biography of Fernando Valvarez de Toledo, ,), but rather to characterize the actions of the third duke of Alba in relation to Spanish culture., Alone among Castile's grandees in supporting Charles   Alba came to represent for contemporaries as well as for future generations the unacceptable face of Spanish imperialism.

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It remained in the hands of the Inquisition and ended up in the possession of the Count-Duke of Olivares, one of the titles of the Casa de :// Download Citation | The Duke of Alba (review) | Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, the third Duke of Alba (–82), has a reputation as bloody and lasting as any ruler of his time, due mostly to his.

Spain's flamboyant Duchess of Alba dies aged The Duchess of Alba, the flamboyant Spanish aristocrat who lived life by her own rules, has died, aged She had suffered from health problems for Duke of Alba 释义: Duke of, title of Fernando Alvarez de Toledo. –82, Spanish general and statesman who | 意思、发音、翻译及示例 /english/duke-of-alba.The Casa de Alba Foundation, chaired by the 19th Duke of Alba, Carlos Fitz-James Stuart y Martínez de Irujo, with the support of his two sons, Fernando, Duke of Huéscar, and Carlos, Count of Osorno, as trustees, has worked hard to open up the House of Alba collection as well as the duke’s palaces, his current residences, and to share information about them so other people can enjoy and get