Antonio Álvarez de Toledo y Beaumont, V. duque de Alba de Tormes

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Antonio Álvarez de Toledo y Beaumont

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Son of Diego Álvarez de Toledo y Enríquez de Guzmán, Conde de Lerín and Condesa propietaria Brianda de Beaumont, v. de Lerin
Husband of Duquesa Da. Mencía de Mendoza
Father of D. Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, Duque de Alba y Huesca; María Álvarez de Toledo Mendoza and Ana Álvarez de Toledo Beaumont

Occupation: duque de Alba, caballero del Toison, Gentil-Hombre de la Cámara
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About Antonio Álvarez de Toledo y Beaumont, V. duque de Alba de Tormes

Antonio Álvarez de Toledo y Beaumont, V duque de Alba

  1. Fernando Álvaraez de Toledo (1595 - 1667), his succesor
  2. Maria Álvarez de Toledo
  3. Ana Álvaez de Toledo
  • In 1599 Philip II of Spain awarded him the Order of the Golden Fleece.
  • He was viceroy of Naples between 1622 and 1629 and was confronted with the Italian War over the Valtellina valley, a bad harvest and high foor prices in 1624, an earthquake which hit Naples and killed 10,000 people on June 30, 1626, frequent attacks by Turkish pirates and constant economical requisitions by Conde-Duque de Olivares.

In 1629 the King made him his Mayordomo mayor, chief of his Royal Household.

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