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CyrilVladisla 10-08-2016 09:41 PM

Don Carlos (1545-1568) was the eldest son of King Philip II of Spain and Maria Manuela of Portugal. He was deformed from birth. As he grew, Don Carlos began to show increasing signs of mental disabilities.
He was known as the Infante Carlos and Prince of Asturias.

Weeks before his twenty-third birthday, Don Carlos was imprisoned.

Blog Real 05-22-2021 09:51 AM

Carlos, Prince of Asturias, also known as Don Carlos (8 July 1545 – 24 July 1568), was the eldest son and heir-apparent of King Philip II of Spain. His mother was Maria Manuela of Portugal, daughter of John III of Portugal. Carlos was mentally unstable and was imprisoned by his father in early 1568, dying after half a year of solitary confinement.

Carlos de Austria | Real Academia de la Historia

Blog Real 07-15-2021 06:48 PM

Portrait of Don Carlos by Jooris van der Straeten.

His coat of arms as the Prince of Asturias (1560–1568).

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