A biography of the Holy Roman Emperor whose reign influenced almost every important event in Western history between 1516 and 1556.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Immortals of history|
|LC Classifications||DD180.5 .G7|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||217|
|LC Control Number||79104187|
Charles I, who was elected Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in upon the death of his paternal grandfather, Maximilian, aspired to universal monarchy over the far-flung territories he had inherited, from Germany, the Low Countries, Italy, and Spain to the New World.. This section concentrates on the structure of the Holy Roman Empire and how Charles became Holy Roman Emperor in By the Holy Roman Empire was already an ancient institution, in existence since A.D. when Charlemagne was crowned emperor by the Pope. Emperor Charles V - his life and times. On his 30th birthday Charles was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement VII in happylifekennel.com than three years earlier his troops had brutally sacked Rome and Clement had been forced to pay a ransom for his freedom. Geoffrey Parker, professor at The Ohio State University and author of Imprudent King: A New Life of Philip II and The Grand Strategy of Philip II, has produced a massively researched, well-written, erudite life of Charles V, king of Spain, rule of the Netherlands, and Holy Roman Emperor, which will stand as the definite work on the subject for 4/4(18).
A Matter of Pride (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) - king, soldier, lover by Carlino, Linda Carlino and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at happylifekennel.com Jul 18, · Charles was elected emperor in of the Holy Roman Empire. This comprised most of what is today Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, parts of France and Poland. These were in reality independent and semi-independent political communities over which Charles exercised delegatory power. It was not Holy, Roman or an Empire, according to Voltaire/5(8). Jun 25, · Charles V as Holy Roman Emperor was also a defender of the Roman Catholic faith, second only to the Pope. In the 16th century, Popes were equally religious and political leaders, and Charles V often clashed with them over European politics but also joined with them in struggles against the Ottoman Turks. Charles V (Spanish: Carlos I, German: Karl V., Italian: Carlo V, Dutch: Karel V, French: Charles Quint; 24 February – 21 September ) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from and, as Charles I, of the Spanish Empire from until his voluntary retirement and abdication in favor of his younger brother Ferdinand I and his son Philip II in
The cost to Charles was , florins, , of which were subsidized with a loan from the Fuggers. Charles I of Spain was elected emperor in June and coronated Charles V in October at Aix-la-Chapelle, an imperial free city in Germany. Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (Spanish - Carlos Quinto) Charles V ( – ) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from and, as Charles I, of the Spanish Empire from until his voluntary retirement and abdication in favor of his younger brother Ferdinand I and his son Philip II in As the heir of three of Europe's leading. Charles time over lapped both the Holy Roman Emperor a Martin Luther. Emperor is a fascinating book about Charles V and the author clearly has done a lot of research. There is plenty of information and interesting facts to learn about. Well written. flag 1 like · Like · see review/5. Get this from a library! Charles V: Holy Roman Emperor. [Neil Grant] -- A biography of the Holy Roman Emperor whose reign influenced almost every important event in .