Spanish Empire
The Spanish Empire (Spanish: Imperio español) was one of the first empires of global extent, having its peak of political and economic power under the Spanish Habsburgs through t...
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10 Things You May Not Know About Francis Drake
On April 4, 1581, a few months after he completed a daring circumnavigation of the globe, the British navigator Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I during a ceremony aboard his flagship Go...
Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck
The discovery of the San Jose shipwreck has all the elements of a great drama: international political intrigue, a treasure of gold and emeralds worth up to $17 billion, and now, accusations of lies a...
Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe? New Study Says Yes
When Columbus returned to Europe from his voyage to America, he and his crew brought news that would reshape the world. And according to recent research, they very likely brought back something else.
Spanish missions in California - Junipero Serra and the California Missions Pt 1
Part 1 of 2 of an excerpt from a documentary profiling Father Junipero Serra and his founding of the California Missions during the mid to late 1700s. From A...
Spanish Armada - Battlefield Britain - Spanish Armada
for more documentaries go to www.DocumentaryList.NET and donate or click an ad Britain is a country that has been forged by centuries of warfare. Each episod...
Spanish Empire
Spanish and their marictime empire with the naval battles and boardings. gli spagnoli ed il loro impero marittimo nel nuovo mondo. le battaglie navali e gli ...
Conquistador
Conquistadores Conquistadors.
The Spanish Empire, Silver, & Runaway Inflation: Crash Course ...
Jul 12, 2012 ... Crash Course Poster available for pre-order now: http://dftba.com/ crashcourseposter This is the first in a series of three Crash Course World ...
Medieval Spanish empire
Imperator totius Hispaniae is a Latin title meaning "Emperor of all Spain". In Spain in the Middle Ages, the title "emperor" (from Latin imperator) was used under a variety of circumstances from the n...
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Crown of Aragon
The Crown of Aragon (/ˈærəɡən/; Aragonese: Corona d'Aragón, Catalan: Corona d'Aragó, Latin: Corona Aragonum, Spanish: Corona de Aragón) was a composite monarchy, also nowadays...
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Voyages of Christopher Columbus
In the early modern period, the voyages of Christopher Columbus were a series of four voyages to the Americas between 1492 and 1502 that were led by the explorer Christopher Columbus. Columbus was an...
Voyages of Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia
Spanish colonization of the Americas
Colonial expansion under the crown of Castile was initiated by the Spanish conquistadores and developed by the Monarchy of Spain through its administrators and missionaries. The motivations for coloni...
Spanish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia
Treaty of Tordesillas
The Treaty of Tordesillas (Portuguese: Tratado de Tordesilhas [tɾɐˈtaðu ðɨ tuɾðɨˈziʎɐʃ], Spanish: Tratado de Tordesillas [tɾaˈtaðo ðe toɾðeˈsiʎas]), signed at Tordesillas (now in Valladolid pr...
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Conquistador
Conquistadors /kɒŋˌkɪstəˈdɔrz/ (from Portuguese or Spanish conquistadores "conquerors"; [koŋkistaˈðoɾes], [kũkiʃtɐˈdoɾis], [kũkiʃtɐˈðoɾɨʃ]) is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the...
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Council of the Indies
The Council of the Indies; officially, the Royal and Supreme Council of the Indies (Spanish: Real y Supremo Consejo de Indias, [reˈal i suˈpɾemo konˈsexo ðe las ˈindjas]), was the most import...
Casa de Contratación
The Casa de Contratación ([ˈkasa ðe kontɾataˈθjon], "House of Trade") was a government agency of the Spanish Empire, existing from the 16th to the 18th centuries, which attempted to control all Spanis...
Casa de Contratación - Wikipedia
Laws of the Indies
The Laws of the Indies (Spanish: Leyes de Indias) are the entire body of laws issued by the Spanish Crown for the American and Philippine possessions of its empire. They regulated social, politica...
Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire
The Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire was not just one of the most significant events in the Spanish colonization of the Americas but also in world history. Although the conquest of central Mexico ...
Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire - Wikipedia
Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire
The Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire was one of the most important campaigns in the Spanish colonization of the Americas. After years of preliminary exploration and military skirmishes, 168 Spanish...
Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire - Wikipedia
Viceroyalty of New Spain
New Spain (Spanish: Nueva España) was a Spanish territory that came into existence in 1522, the year following 1521's Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire; the Viceroyalty of New Spain...
Viceroyalty of New Spain - Wikipedia
Conquest of Chile
The Conquest of Chile is a period in Chilean historiography that starts with the arrival of Pedro de Valdivia to Chile in 1541 and ends with the death of Martín García Óñez de Loyola in the Battle of ...
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Viceroyalty of Peru
The Viceroyalty of Peru (Spanish: Virreinato del Perú) was a Spanish colonial administrative district, created in 1542, that originally contained most of Spanish-ruled South America, governed from...
Viceroyalty of Peru - Wikipedia
Spanish East Indies
The Spanish East Indies (Indias orientales españolas) were the Spanish territories in Asia-Pacific from 1565 until 1898. It comprised the Philippine Islands, Guam and the Mariana Islands, the...
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Spanish missions in California
The Spanish missions in Alta California comprise a series of 21 religious and military outposts; established by Catholic priests of the Franciscan order between 1769 and 1833, to spread Christianity a...
Spanish missions in California - Wikipedia
Spanish treasure fleet
The Spanish treasure fleet, also called silver fleet, plate fleet (from the Spanish plata meaning "silver"), or West Indies Fleet from Spanish Flota de Indias, was a convoy system adopted by the Span...
Spanish treasure fleet - Wikipedia
War of the League of Cognac
The War of the League of Cognac (1526–30) was fought between the Habsburg dominions of Charles V—primarily Spain and the Holy Roman Empire—and the League of Cognac, an alliance including France, Pope ...
War of the League of Cognac - Wikipedia
Eighty Years' War
The Eighty Years' War, or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648), began as a revolt of the Seventeen Provinces against the political and religious hegemony of Philip II of Spain, the sovereign of the H...
Eighty Years' War - Wikipedia
Iberian Union
Iberian Union is the anachronistic historical designation of the political union of the Crown of Portugal with the other Iberian crowns - through a dynastic union, under the Spanish branch of the...
Iberian Union - Wikipedia
Anglo-Spanish War
Anglo-Spanish War may refer to: