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Walsh's greatest book--about Europe's most powerful king ever. But more, it is a panorama of the entire 16th century. Covers the birth of Protestantism and the secret efforts to undermine Catholic unity, the Huguenot wars in France, the Sack of Rome, Great Siege, Battle of Lepanto, Spanish Armada, Council of Trent, etc.; and, Henry VIII, Mary Tudor, Elizabeth I, St. Pius V, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Ignatius of Loyola, etc. Reads fast; never bogs down. Beautiful hardbound gift edition! Individually shrink-wrapped for protection. 770 pgs, HB
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William Thomas Walsh was born in 1891 at Waterbury, Connecticut, and was a well-known historian, educator and author. His Spanish historical biographies on Isabella of Spain and Philip II have been internationally recognized and translated into Spanish, along with Saint Teresa of Avila and Characters of the Inquisition. He is also the author of the concise, popular Our Lady of Fatima booklet and various short stories and articles in magazines. William Walsh earned a B.A. from Yale in 1913 as well as an honorary Litt.D. from Fordham University. A year later he married Helen Gerard Sherwood, with whom he had six children. Mr. Walsh died in 1949.
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Book Description Tan Books & Pub, Rockford, Illinois, U.S.A., 1987. Cloth Hardback. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 770pp including bibliography and index Originally published in 1937 by Sheed & Ward New-still in original shrink wrap. Seller Inventory # 59544
Book Description TAN Books and Publishers, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0895553279
Book Description TAN Books, 1987. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0895553279
Book Description TAN Books. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0895553279 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0497022