Spinola, Ambrosio, Marquis of (15711630)

Spinola, Ambrosio, Marquis of, great Spanish general under Philip II. of Spain, born at Genoa, with a following of 9000, maintained at his own expense, took Ostend after a resistance of 3 years, in consequence of which feat he was appointed commander-in-chief, in which capacity maintained and again maintained a long struggle with Prince Maurice of Nassau, terminated only with the death of the latter; his services on behalf of Spain, in the interest of which he spent his fortune, were never acknowledged, and he died with poignant grief (15711630).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Spermaceti
Spey
Spezia
Sphinx
Spice Islands
Spinello, Aretino
Spinola, Ambrosio, Marquis of
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Spinozism
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Spirit, The Holy
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