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Philip II of spain and Mary I of England

Philip II-King of Spain and husband of Queen Mary I of England

Philip II of Spain's daughter, Isabel Clara Eugenia, with her favourite dwarf, Margarita Ruiz. Unlike their Spanish counterparts, English court jesters were not usually included in royal portraits.

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.

1563 Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II of Austria and his wife Infanta Maria of Spain with their children by Giuseppe Arcimboldi (Schloß Ambras - Innsbruck Austria) | Grand Ladies | gogm

When Columbus had returned to Spain he brought news about the new land he found with many riches. He brought new plants and animals.

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.

The Hapsburg Empire was a very important part of Spain's History. It consisted of The Holy Roman Empire and the Netherlands. Ruled by Charles V at one point

family tree of Mary Queen of Scots