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San Marcos, University of

(Encyclopedia) San Marcos, University of, at Lima, Peru; the first university in South America; founded 1551 by the Spanish king Charles I (Holy Roman Emperor Charles V) and recognized by papal bull in 1571; ...

Pescara, Ferdinando Francesco d'Avalos, marchese di

(Encyclopedia) Pescara, Ferdinando Francesco d'Avalos, marchese di fārdēnän´dō fränchās´kō dävä´lōs märkā´zā ᵺē pāskä´rä [key], 1490?–1525, Spanish-Neapolitan general in the Italian...

Mexico, National Autonomous University of

(Encyclopedia) Mexico, National Autonomous University of, at Mexico City, Mexico; founded 1551 by the Spanish king Charles I (Holy Roman Emperor Charles V). It has faculties of accounting and business adminis...

Peterborough, Charles Mordaunt, 3d earl of

(Encyclopedia) Peterborough, Charles Mordaunt, 3d earl of, 1658–1735, English general and diplomat. He supported the Glorious Revolution of 1688, and William III made him a privy councillor, first...

Doria, Andrea

(Encyclopedia) Doria, Andrea ändrā´ä dō´rēä [key], b. 1466 or 1468, d. 1560, Italian admiral and statesman, of an ancient family prominent in the history of Genoa . He started his career as a ...

Emmanuel Philibert

(Encyclopedia) Emmanuel Philibert āmän´wĕl fēlēbĕr´ [key], 1528–80, duke of Savoy (1553–80), called Ironhead. He succeeded his father, Charles III, who had been dispossessed of his duchy by Franc...

Joanna

(Encyclopedia) Joanna (Joanna the Mad), 1479–1555, Spanish queen of Castile and León (1504–55), daughter of Ferdinand II and Isabella I. She succeeded to Castile and León at the death of her mother. Fer...

Margaret of Austria

(Encyclopedia) Margaret of Austria, 1480–1530, Hapsburg princess, regent of the Netherlands; daughter of Emperor Maximilian I . She was betrothed (1483) to the dauphin of France, later King Charl...

Philip V

(Encyclopedia) Philip V, 1683–1746, king of Spain (1700–1746), first Bourbon on the Spanish throne. A grandson of Louis XIV of France, he was titular duke of Anjou before Charles II of Spain...

Este

(Encyclopedia) Este ĕs´tā [key], Italian noble family, rulers of Ferrara (1240–1597) and of Modena (1288–1796) and celebrated patrons of the arts during the Renaissance. Probably of Lomb...