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Don John of Austria

George Slocombe

Don John of Austria

the victor of Lepanto (1547-1578)

by George Slocombe

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Published by Houghton in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • John of Austria, -- 1547-1578

  • Edition Notes

    Maps on end papers.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination372 p. port., map.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16545379M

    Don John the Younger. Born: Died: Sep Cause of death: unspecified Gender: Male Religion: Roman Catholic Race or Ethnicity: White Occupation: Royalty Nationality: Spain Executive summary: Illegitimate son of Philip IV Don John of Austria, the younger, recognized as the natural son of Philip IV, king of Spain, his mother, Maria Calderon, or Calderona, being an Died: Don John of Austria synonyms, Don John of Austria pronunciation, Don John of Austria translation, English dictionary definition of Don John of Austria. Known as Don John. Bavarian-born Spanish general who commanded the fleet that defeated the Turks at the Battle of Lepanto in the Gulf of Corinth.

      But I came away with an enduring fascination with the strange, lost world of Austria-Hungary. These are the books which bring me back to the world of the Habsburg dynasty, wherever I happen to be. 1. In that enormous silence, tiny and unafraid, Comes up along a winding road the noise of the Crusade. Strong gongs groaning as the guns boom far, Don John of Austria is going to the war, Stiff flags straining in the night-blasts cold. In the gloom black-purple, in the glint old-gold, Torchlight crimson on the copper kettle-drums.

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Don John of Austria. by CHARLES PETRIE (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ /5(3). Don John of Austria William Stirling-Maxwell, a Scottish historian and book collector, was interested in the life of Don John of Austria.

His notes and writings were collected and published five years after his death.4/5(1). Juan de Austria, also called Don Juan de Austria, English Don John of Austria, (born FebruRegensburg [Germany]—died October 1,Bouges, near Namur, Spanish Netherlands [now in Belgium]), illegitimate son of the Holy Roman emperor Charles V and half brother of King Philip II of Spain who, as a Spanish military commander, achieved victory over the Turks in the.

Don John of Austria. New York, Norton [] (OCoLC) Named Person: John, of Austria; John, of Austria: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Petrie. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: Don't have an account.

You can easily create a free account. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Petrie, Charles, Sir, Don John of Austria. London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, (OCoLC) Named Person. This book is about Don Juan of Austria who was the illegitimate son of King Charles and the half brother of King Phillip II of Spain.

He is famous for being chosen by Pope Pius V to lead the sea battle of Lepanto against the Turks who were on the move against taking over Europe--and winning. Don Juan was only /5(24).

Don John of Austria. Born: Feb Birthplace: Regensburg, Germany Died: 1-Oct Location of death: Bouges, Belgium Cause of death: Fever Gender: Male Religion: Roman Catholic Race or Ethnicity: White Occupation: Royalty Nationality: Spain Executive summary: Defeated Turks at Lepanto Don John of Austria, was the natural son of the emperor Charles V Royalty.

Sir Charles, the distinguished author of several volumes of Spanish history, presents us with an interesting and interpretative study of the life of Don John of Austria. Ambitious and filled with impetuosity, the half-brother of Philip II of Spain, Don John became the dominant figure of the Holy League and, at the age of 24, the commander of the fleet that defeated the Turks in the.

The life of Don John of Austria makes for the most astounding of stories. He was an unknown child of Charles V, himself one of the greatest figures in sixteenth-century Europe.

Growing up as a peasant boy, he was eventually discovered to be the son of the Emperor, and taken to be page within a noble house. DON JOHN OF AUSTRIA An opera in two acts Music arranged by Charles Mackerras Lyrics by Jacob L. Montefiore (–) Book by Gordon Kalton Williams after the libretto by Montefiore and the play Don Juan d’Autriche by Casimir Delavigne (–) Performed in English.

John of Austria BirthdayMonday, Febru DiedSunday, Octo John of Austria, –78, Spanish admiral and general; illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.

He was acknowledged in his father's will and was recognized by his half-brother, Philip II of Spain. In he fought against the Morisco rebels in Granada. As admiral. (Don John of Austria is going to the war.) Sudden and still—hurrah.

Bolt from Iberia. Don John of Austria Is gone by Alcalar. Michaels on his Mountain in the sea-roads of the north (Don John of Austria is girt and going forth.) Where the grey seas glitter and the sharp tides shift And the sea-folk labour and the red sails lift.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Victory of the West: The Great Christian-Muslim Clash at the Battle of Lepanto by Niccolò Capponi Perseus, pages, $ T he Sermon on the Mount is a long way from the Qur’an, but the Christian soldiers of the sixteenth century knew well enough that weakness in the face of the Ottoman galleys sweeping the Italian coast meant death or.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. book uploads The Story of Don John of - FilePursuit All Videos 🎬 Audios 🎵 eBooks 📚 Mobile Apps 📱 Archives (ZIP/ISO) 💿 FILE PURSUIT. John of Austria. John of Austria (), the illegitimate half-brother of King Philip II of Spain, distinguished himself as a military commander, notably at the Battle of Lepanto.

The most powerful man in Western Europe in the first half of the 16th century was the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V. As King Charles I of Spain, he inherited from his grandparents Ferdinand. Don John of Austria was going to war. Don Juan di Austria wasn’t an easy choice to command the fleet.

In addition to having a multitude of people jockeying for the honor, Don Juan had an additional stigma attached. He was the illegitimate son of Charles V, perhaps the most well-known Holy Roman Emperor aside from Charlemagne himself. Don John of Austria, Or Passages from the History of the Sixteenth Century, MDXLVII.

MDLXXVIII. William Stirling Maxwell, George William Cox. Longmans, Green, and co., 0 Reviews "The impression numbers one hundred & fifteen copies." Preview this book. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Don John of Austria: Or, Passages from the History of the Sixteenth Century (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!. Don John of Austria, Vol. 1 of 2: Or Passages From the History of the Sixteenth Century (Classic Reprint) Stirling-Maxwell, William Published by Forgotten Books ().Full text of "The story of Don John of Austria;" See other formats.Don John of Austria rides homeward with a wreath.) And he sees across a weary land a straggling road in Spain, Up which a lean and foolish knight forever rides in vain.