Philip II plans to place the Infanta Isabel on the throne of France

(39 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note


Philip II of Spain opposes the accession of Henry IV, a Huguenot, to the French throne. He schemes to secure the throne for his daughter, the Infanta Isabel, through his wife's descent from Henry II and Catherine de Medici.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.

Citation:
Editors. "Philip II plans to place the Infanta Isabel on the throne of France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15451, accessed 29 August 2015.]