Margaret of Austria (1584–1611), of the Habsburg family, became Queen consort of Spain & Portugal by her marriage to King Philip III, of the Habsburg family. Margaret was the daughter of Archduke Charles II of Austria, the son of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I & Maria Anna of Bavaria.
Lope de Vega. He wrote more than 1,500 plays such as comedies and action filled with romance. He wrote a play of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand saving a village from evil feudal lords.
Margarita Theresa of Spain, Holy Roman Empress, German Queen, Archduchess consort of Austria, Queen consort of Hungary and Bohemia. Born on 12 July 1651 in Spain, Madrid. she was the daughter of King Philip IV of Spain and his second wife Mariana of Austria, and the elder sister of Charles II the Bewitched, the last of the Spanish Habsburgs. She left Spain at the age of 15 and traveled to Austria. There she married her uncle Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor in 1666. She died at the young age of 21.
In the 1600's the power and economy of Spain slowly began to decrease. Due to the lack of leadership economic problems arose. Wars oversea, neglecting farming and commerce made the government tax the middle class heavily. In the 1600s France replaced Spain as the most powerful.