Philip II
biographical name 382-336 B.C. king of Macedon (359-336)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Philip II — • King of Spain (1527 1598) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Philip II     Philip II (Augustus)      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Philip II — may refer to:* Philip II of Macedon (382 ndash;336 BC) * Philip II of France (1165 ndash;1223) * Philip II of Navarre and V of France (1293 ndash;1322) * Philip II of Taranto (1329 ndash;1374) * Philip II, Duke of Burgundy (1342 ndash;1404) *… …   Wikipedia

  • Philip II — 1. ( Philip of Macedon ) 382 336 B.C., king of Macedonia 359 336 (father of Alexander the Great). 2. ( Philip Augustus ) 1165 1223, king of France 1180 1223. 3. 1527 98, king of Spain 1556 98 (husband of Mary I). * * * I French Philippe known as… …   Universalium

  • Philip II — (1527–98)    Monarch.    Philip II was the son of the Emperor Charles V and in 1556, on his father’s abdication, he became King of Spain, Naples, Milan and the Netherlands, as well as having considerable possessions in the New World. At this… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Philip II — noun 1. son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165 1223) • Syn: ↑Philip Augustus • Instance Hypernyms: ↑king, ↑male monarch, ↑Rex 2. king of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philip II — (1527 1598)    King of Spain from 1556 to 1598, the son and successor of the Emperor Charles V. Under him, Spain reached its peak as a military and political power and also entered its Golden Age of literary achievement. He was active in the wars …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • PHILIP II —    1) Philip Augustus, king of France, shared the throne with his father, Louis VII., from 1179, and succeeded him as sole ruler in 1180; marrying Isabella of Hainault, he united the Capet and Carlovingian houses; his grand aim was to secure to… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Philip II — /ˈfɪləp/ (say filuhp) noun 1. 382–336 BC, king of Macedonia 359–336; led his army to victory over Athens and Thebes 338; father of Alexander the Great. 2. 1527–98, king of Spain 1556–98, who sent the Armada against England; husband of Mary I of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Philip II of Spain — Philip II King of Naples Reign 25 July 1554 – 13 September 1598 Predecessor …   Wikipedia

  • Philip II (King of Spain) —     Philip II     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Philip II     King of Spain, only son of the Emperor Charles V, and Isabella of Portugal, b. at Valladolid, 21 May, 1527; d. at the Escorial, 13 Sept., 1598. He was carefully educated in the sciences,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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