Philip II returns briefly to England to gain aid for war with France

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Historical Context Note

Philip II of Spain, who married the English queen Mary I in July 1555 and has been away from his wife ever since, returns briefly to England to ensure that Mary's forces join Spain in the war against France.
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Editors. "Philip II returns briefly to England to gain aid for war with France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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