❰Reading❯ ➿ Ferdinand II, Counter-Reformation Emperor, 1578–1637 Author Robert Bireley – Buyprobolan50.co.uk Emperor Ferdinand II 1619–37 stands out as a crucial figure in the Counter Reformation in central Europe a leading player in the Thirty Years War the most important ruler in the consolidation of the Emperor Ferdinand II – stands out as a Counter-Reformation Emperor, Kindle Ð crucial figure in the Counter Reformation in central Europe a leading player in the Thirty Years War the most important ruler in the consolidation of the Habsburg monarchy and the emperor who reinvigorated the office after its decline under his two predecessors This is the first biography since a long outdated one written in German in and the first ever in English It looks at his reign as territorial ruler of Inner Austria from until his election as emperor and especially at the influence of his mother the Ferdinand II, Kindle - formidable Archduchess Maria in order to understand his later policies as emperor This book focuses on the consistency of his policies and the profound influence of religion throughout his career and follows the contest at court between those who favored consolidation of the Habsburg lands and those who aimed for expansion in the empire.
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- Ferdinand II, Counter-Reformation Emperor, 1578–1637
- Robert Bireley
- 27 February 2015 Robert Bireley