Episode 15 of the documentary series “Memories of Spain”. The descriptor on the rtve a la carte website contains the following summary: The Spain of Charles II (1661-1700): Spain’s decline during the reign of the last Austria. King of weak and sickly constitution known as ‘The Bewitched’. He married twice, but had no children. After his death, the War of Succession is provoked by Philip of Anjou, the French pretender and grandson of Louis XIV, and Archduke Charles of Austria. Charles II names Philip of Anjou as his heir, bringing the Bourbons to the Spanish throne. The film was directed by Ricardo García Cárcel and lasts 44:42 minutes
Project: 5. Power and powers in the history of Europe: oligarchies, political participation and democracy.
Scope: Primary Education, Secondary Education, Baccalaureate, University
Resource type: Video
Owner: Ramón Cózar Gutiérrez (Modernalia)
Copyright: © Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española
Abstract: Episode 15 of the documentary series Memory of Spain: Decadence of an empire. From the Habsburgs to the Bourbons.