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Author Boone, Rebecca Ard.

Title Mercurino di Gattinara and the Creation of the Spanish Empire
Edition 1st ed
Published London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (189 pages)
Series Empires in Perspective
Empires in perspective.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. Biography -- 2. Preparing the Way of the Lord -- 3. Gattinara and America -- 4. Enemies of the Faith -- 5. Gattinara, Guicciardini and the Treaty of Madrid -- Conclusion -- A Note on the Text -- The Autobiography -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index
Summary As Grand Chancellor to the Holy Roman Emperor, Mercurino di Gattinara (1465-1530) shaped the administration and aims of the Spanish Empire. Ard Boone situates Gattinara at the heart of Renaissance politics and propaganda and provides the first English translation of his autobiography in full
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Subject Gattinara, Mercurino, 1465-1530.
Conquest of Mexico (1519-1540)
Gattinara, Mercurino, -- marchese di, -- 1465-1530
Holy Roman Empire -- History -- Charles V, 1519-1556.
Mexico -- History -- Conquest, 1519-1540.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1781444056