The War for  Spanish Succession
 
 
<ul><li>Charles II  –   King of Spain   (last Spanish Habsburg) </li></ul><ul><li>Literally insane for most of his life  (...
<ul><li>Charles II  –   King of Spain   (last Spanish Habsburg) </li></ul><ul><li>Literally insane for most of his life  (...
Charles V had it… (grandfather) Philip II had it too… (father)
Charles hangs on for 35 years as King of Spain -  everyone is  trying to position themselves to take over – no heir King L...
Charles hangs on for 35 years as King of Spain -  everyone is  trying to position themselves to take over – no heir Proble...
The Will: Philip V is named as successor He is Louis XIV’s grandson & Philip IV of Spain’s  great-grandson This begins the...
The Grand Alliance  Organized by Player Motive Sweden Member of Triple Alliance with England & Dutch Dutch Rep. Protestant...
Results of the Treaty of Utrecht Britain  – Gibraltar and two French Colonies Austrian Hapsburgs  – Spanish Netherlands be...
 
 
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    1. 1. The War for Spanish Succession
    2. 4. <ul><li>Charles II – King of Spain (last Spanish Habsburg) </li></ul><ul><li>Literally insane for most of his life (the happy product of inbreeding!!!) </li></ul><ul><li>Suffered from Mandibular Prognathism </li></ul>
    3. 5. <ul><li>Charles II – King of Spain (last Spanish Habsburg) </li></ul><ul><li>Literally insane for most of his life (the happy product of inbreeding!!!) </li></ul><ul><li>Suffered from Mandibular Prognathism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A disfiguring genetic disorder where the lower jaw outgrows the upper one. (Actually, often referred to as “Habsburg jaw” or “Habsburg lip” due to its prevalence in the blood line. Charles II had it so bad, he was unable to chew. </li></ul></ul>Only painting I could find of him… (as a young man)
    4. 6. Charles V had it… (grandfather) Philip II had it too… (father)
    5. 7. Charles hangs on for 35 years as King of Spain - everyone is trying to position themselves to take over – no heir King Louis XIV – marries his eldest sister (Maria Theresa of Spain) HR Emperor Leopold I – marries his other sister (Maria Anna) Based on this, who deserves the position?
    6. 8. Charles hangs on for 35 years as King of Spain - everyone is trying to position themselves to take over – no heir Problems... King Louis XIV – marries his eldest sister (Maria Theresa of Spain) HR Emperor Leopold I – marries his other sister (Maria Anna) This would amount to the annexation of Spain by France This would mean the reuniting the powerful Spanish-Austrian Habsburg Empire What does Charles II’s will say?
    7. 9. The Will: Philip V is named as successor He is Louis XIV’s grandson & Philip IV of Spain’s great-grandson This begins the Bourbon Line ruling Spain
    8. 10. The Grand Alliance Organized by Player Motive Sweden Member of Triple Alliance with England & Dutch Dutch Rep. Protestant and feared territorial aggression England William of Orange + keep Catholic Stuarts out Austria Keep Spain in Habsburg & crush Bavaria & Extend Pwr Minor German States act like crows (gain whatever turns up)
    9. 11. Results of the Treaty of Utrecht Britain – Gibraltar and two French Colonies Austrian Hapsburgs – Spanish Netherlands become the “Austrian Netherlands” - Spanish Med. Land (Milan, Naples, Sicily) Spain – keep Americas France – Philip V is king of Spain (but…) Dutch Republic – “Dutch Barrier”, string of forts in Belgium (A.N.)

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