The Courtier and the King

  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  PROLOGUE

 collapse sectionPART ONE  THE RISE OF RUY GOMEZ DE SILVA
 1  From La Chamusca to the Court of Spain
 2  A Marriage Contract
 3  The King's Man
 4  The Privado

 collapse sectionPART TWO  CHALLENGE AND RESPONSE
 Introduction to Part Two
 5  Rivalry and Retreat
 6  Safely into Port
  CONCLUSION RUY GóMEZ DE SILVA AND PHILIP II

 expand sectionNotes
 expand sectionGLOSSARY
 expand sectionBIBLIOGRAPHY
 expand sectionINDEX

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