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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 573 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KINGS OF UNITED SPAIN Joan, "The Mad" 1504–1520 Charles I. in 1516–1556 Spain Philip II. 1556–1598 Philip III. 1598–1621 Philip IV. 1621–1665 Charles II. 1665–1700 Philip V. . 1700–1746 Ferdinand VI, . 1746–1759 Charles III. . 1759–1788 Charles IV. 1788–1808 Daughter of Isabella, whom she succeeded in Castile, with her husband Philip I., of Habsburg. After his death, her father Ferdinand was guardian and regent. Son of Joan. Was recognized as king with his mother; elected to the empire as Charles V. Son. Succeeded on abdication of Charles V. Son. Son. Son. Died without issue. Succeeded by the will of Charles Brother. Son of Philip V. by his second marriage with Elizabeth Farnese. Son. He abdicated under pressure in 1808 in favour of his son Ferdinand, and then re-signed his rights to Napoleon. II., as grandson of Maria Teresa, daughter of Philip IV., and of Louis XIV., king of France. With him began the line of the Spanish Bourbons. He abdicated for a few months in 1724–1725 in favour of his son Louis, but resumed the crown when Louis died. Son by Philip V.'s first marriage with Maria Louisa of Savoy. Died without issue.
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