King Philip II

  • May 21, 1527

    Birth of King Philip II

  • Jan 1, 1540

    Made the Duke of Milan

  • Nov 12, 1543

    Married Maria of Portugal

    Married Maria of Portugal. She died two years later on July 8, 1545
  • Jul 25, 1554

    Married Mary Tudor, Queen of England

    He did not become king of england because england did not trust spain
  • Dec 24, 1568

    Morisco Revolt in Granada

    Granada didnt agee with Philip's harsh catholic rule, and tried to revert back to moorish traditions.
  • Jan 1, 1571

    King Philip attacks large fleet of Ottomans

    Attacked large fleet near Lepanto
  • Jan 1, 1580

    Seized Portuguese Kingdom

    Seized Portuguese kingdom, took control of all Portuguese strongholds in Africa, India, and the East Indies. (no specific date found, only year
  • Launched Spanish Armada

    The Spanish Armada was launched in an attempt to punish Protestant England and its queen, Elizabeth I. His fleet was defeated. (no date found, only year
  • Death of King Philip II