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Context of The history of Charles the Vth Emperor and King of Spain, : the Great Hero of the House of Austria: containing The most Remarkable Occurrences that happen'd in the World for the space of 56 Years, all Nations being in a greater or less measure engag'd in the Contests and Confusions of those Times; and giving an Account I. How the House of Austria first came to the Crown of Spain, and whence the present Contests between the Emperor and King of France had their original. II. Of the Rebellion of the Commons of Spain, and the true Causes and Success of it. III. Of the Wars with France, and taking that King Prisoner. IV. Of the Sacking of Rome. V. Of the Reformation, and Wars which ensu'd on that account. VI. Of the Revolutions and Troubles in Denmark and Sweden, on account of Religion. VII. Of the Affairs of England, and Marriage of King Philip and Mary Queen of England. VIII. Of the Wars with the Turks. IX. Of the taking of Tunis, and other Places on the Coast of Africk, with the unfortunate Expedition of [Algiers] X. Of the Conquest of the vast Kingdoms of Peru, and Mexico, in America. And Lastly, Of the most Heroick Action of that Emperor's Life, his voluntary resigning up all his vast Dominions, and retiring to a Monastery. Written in Spanish by D. F. Prudencio de Sandoval, Bishop of Pamplona, and Historiographer to King Philip III. of Spain; made English By Capt. John Stevens
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