Category Archives: Philip II of Spain

“With the Heart of a King: Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and the Fight for a Nation’s Soul and Crown” by Benton Rain Patterson

Entertaining and well-written, but lacks a cogent narrative. Continue reading

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“Elizabeth and the Prince of Spain” by Margaret Irwin

Foreshadows the later bitter rivalry the two will engage in, culminating in the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Continue reading

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