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Alva, Duke of

(Alba; Fernando Alvarez de Toledo; ca. 1507/08–ca. 1583). Sp. gen.; commander under Charles* V and Philip II (1527–98; only son of Charles V and his cousin Isabella of Portugal [1503–39; b. Lisbon; m. 1525]; b. Valladolid; m. 4 times, including Mary* I 1554; king of Sp. 1556–98); defeated John* Frederick of Saxony at Mühlberg 1547.

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