Definition of Ferdinand iii
1. Noun. Holy Roman Emperor and king of Hungary and Bohemia who signed the Peace of Westphalia ending the Thirty Years' War (1608-1657).
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"_• 400 (Milan, 1889); MANCINI, Vita di Lorenzo Valla (Florence, 1217> St. Ferdinand III was proclaimed king in this cento, ..."
2. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"Ferdinand III., Emperor of Germany. Ferdinand of Bavaria, Archbishop and Elector of Cologne. Lotharius, Archbishop and Elector of Trêves. ..."
3. The History of Modern Europe: And a View of the Progress of Society from the by William Russell (1837)
"... Spain justly reverences the name 1252. of Ferdinand III. Alphonso, surnamed the Astronomer, or the Wise, the sou of St. Ferdinand, likewise exalted the ..."
4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1878)
"... Navarre, and Castile, successively formed — Chartered Towns of Castile — Military Orders — Conquest of Ferdinand III. and James of Aragon — Causes of ..."
5. France Under Mazarin: With a Review of the Administration of Richelieu by James Breck Perkins (1886)
"Amidst her adversities, Spain hoped that Ferdinand III. would come to the rescue ... But in April, 1657, Ferdinand III. died and left the succession to the ..."
6. Austria by Sidney Whitman, John Robert McIlraith (1899)
"AND ferdinand iii THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR IMMEDIATELY upon his accession Ferdinand sought to allay the storm that then prevailed by adopting a conciliatory ..."
7. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1878)
"ferdinand iii., emperor of Germany and king of Hungary and Bohemia, VII. 133. ... ferdinand iii., grand duke of Tuscany and archduke of Austria, VII. 138. ..."