was the Spanish Hapsburg dynasty based in Austria?
or where? why called the Spanish -Hapsburg if based in Vienna, Austria?
- skeptikLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
Once Philip II ascended the Spanish throne, the Habsburgs split into two branches - the Austrian (or German) branch, and the Spanish branch.
The Spanish Habsburgs were based in Castile. Their capital city at first was Valladolid, then moved later to Madrid.