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Juan de Ovando: Governing the Spanish Empire in the Reign of Philip II

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Juan de Ovando: Governing the Spanish Empire in the Reign of Philip II - Poole, Stafford
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Philip II is a fascinating and enigmatic figure in Spanish history, but it was his letrados--professional bureaucrats and ministers trained in law--who made his vast castilian empire possible. In Juan de Ovando , Stafford Poole traces the life and career of a key minister in the king's government to explore the role that letrados played in Spanish society as they sought to displace the higher nobility in the administration through a system based upon merit. Poole's biography of Juan de Ovando provides an intimate view of ...

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Juan de Ovando: Governing the Spanish Empire in the Reign of Philip II 2011, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806142388

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