Definition of Ferdinand ii
1. Noun. Holy Roman Emperor and king of Bohemia and Hungary who waged war against Protestant forces (1578-1637).
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Ferdinand II followed up his victory vigorously and from 1621 to 1028 established a new basis of political administration in his dominions. ..."
2. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Joseph Haydn (1889)
"Ferdinand II. Frederic II. expelled by the French, 1501. Ferdinand III. ... Francis I. Ferdinand II., Nov. 8 (tinned king Bomba). op NAPLES; deposed : fled ..."
3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"All that Ferdinand II could obtain from the Pope was the monthly sum of 12000 scudi, promised after the victory of Gusta vus Adolphus at Breitenfeld; ..."
4. Italy: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1869)
"Ferdinand II. the Catholic, after 1505 also king of Naples. 1516-1554. ... Ferdinand II.; 1837, cholera-revolution; 1848-1849, Sicily ruled l. ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"At the age of twenty-eight, however, Charles VIII. died without issue (1498). his rival, Ferdinand II. of Aragon. ..."
6. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1889)
"... Ferdinand II. in 1618, when their religious liberties were violated, and " according to the good old Bohemian custom," as one of the nobles expressed it ..."
7. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1901)
"The Bohemians revolted against Ferdinand II. in 1618, when their religious liberties were violated, and " according to the good old Bohemian custom," as one ..."