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  Luminarium Encyclopedia: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
CHARLES V, Roman Emperor and (as Charles) King of Spain, was born at Ghent on the 24th of February 1500.
Charles hurriedly left Spain, and after a visit to Henry VIII and his aunt Catherine, was crowned at Aix on the 23rd of October 1520.
Renaissance Monarchy: The Reigns of Henry VIII, Francis I and Charles V.
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  Charles V of France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles V the Wise (French: Charles V le Sage) (January 31, 1338 – September 16, 1380) was king of France from 1364 to 1380 and a member of the Valois Dynasty.
Charles was born at Vincennes, Île-de-France, France, the son of King Jean II and Bonne of Luxembourg.
Interview of King Charles V with the Emperor Charles IV in Paris in 1378.--Fac-simile of a Miniature in the Description of this Interview, Manuscript of the Fifteenth Century, in the Library of the Arsenal of Paris.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Emperor Charles V
Charles was the son of Philip, Duke of Burgundy, by Joanna, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, and Burgundy was the first heritage to which he at his led, on his fathers death in 1506.
Charles had already told him, in the Netherlands, that the affair seemed to him to be settled by the papal Bull of 15 June, 1520.
Charles, eager to push the war against the Turks, as well as to restore the unity of Christendom, was ready to partly forego his strict rights both in the Milanese and Burgundy, and to consider the question of the balance of power between his house and that of Valois.
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 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Spain, Naples, and Sicily, and ruler of the Burgundian territories.
Charles was born in the Flemish city of Ghent and brought up in the Low Countries until 1517, where he was tutored by Adrian of Utrecht, later Pope Adrian VI.
Charles extended the territory of the Netherlands with the annexation of Tournai, Artois, Utrecht, Groningen and Guelders.
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 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor Summary
Born in Ghent on Feb. 24, 1500, Charles V was the oldest son of Philip the Fair of Hapsburg, Lord of the Netherlands, and Joanna the Mad of Aragon and Castile.
Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Aragon, Castile, Naples, and Sicily, and ruler of the Burgundian territories.
Charles extended the Burgundian territory with the annexation of Tournai, Artois, Utrecht, Groningen and Guelders.
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 Charles V, Holy Roman emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
1500–1558, Holy Roman emperor (1519–58) and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516–56); son of Philip I and Joanna of Castile, grandson of Ferdinand II of Aragón, Isabella of Castile, Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, and Mary of Burgundy.
The chief problems Charles faced were the Protestant Reformation in Germany; the dynastic conflict with King Francis I of France, particularly for supremacy in Italy; and the advance of the Ottoman Turks.
Yet Charles failed in his purpose to return the Protestants to the Roman Catholic Church, and the human and financial cost of constant warfare drained Spanish resources; moreover, Charles’s hopes for a universal empire were thwarted by the political realities of Western Europe.
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Charles was the son of Philip I, king of Castile, and Joanna the Mad (1479–1555); maternal grandson of Ferdinand V of Castile and Isabella I; paternal grandson of the Habsburg Holy Roman emperor Maximilian I; and great-grandson of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy.
The war between Charles and Francis, in which Charles was allied with Henry VIII of England and the powerful Charles, duke of Bourbon (1490–1527), proved disastrous to France.
In 1558 Charles abdicated the imperial crown in favor of his brother, Ferdinand I, and retired to the monastery of San Jerónimo de Yuste in Estremadura, Spain.
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 Martin Luther . The Characters . Charles V | PBS
Charles V settled in Germany and sought to become the leader of a universal empire.
Despite being a devout Catholic Charles V was acutely conscious of Papal power and it was in his interest for the Vatican to be destabilised.
Charles was soon preoccupied by battles with France and the Ottoman Turks and did not check the spread of Protestantism sweeping his Empire.
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 Charles V
Charles V, King of France, called Charles the Wise, was born at the château of Vincennes on the 21st of January 1337, the son of Jean II and Bonne of Luxemburg.
Charles of Navarre was now at open war with the regent; King Edward III landed at Calais in October; and a great part of the country was exposed to double depredations from the English and the Navarrese troops.
Charles V was a student of astrology, medicine, law and philosophy, and collected a large and valuable library at the Louvre.
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 COB-NET Historical Notes: Charles V
Charles became emperor in 1519, preceded by a unique series of royal marriages that gave him Germany, the Low Countries, Spain and Spanish conquests in America, Hungary, and parts of Italy.
Charles V inherited a great deal of territory and his dream was to make it the largest empire since the days of his predecessor Charlemagne.
Charles rejected Luther and Melanchthon's Confession at Augsburg which motivated the Protestant princes to quickly form the Schmalkaldic League in their defense.
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Charles V. Willie, a sociologist, is a professor of education and urban studies at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education.
During the reign of Charles V the seventeen provinces of the Netherlands remained fairly immune from the infection of the new doctrine.
In 1552 Charles V. was surprised by the reorganization of the German princely opposition, which signed an alliance with France which in effect transferred the imperial princebishoprics of TOUL, METZ and VERDUN to the latter.
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 Charles V on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CHARLES V [Charles V] 1500-1558, Holy Roman emperor (1519-58) and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516-56); son of Philip I and Joanna of Castile, grandson of Ferdinand II of Aragón, Isabella of Castile, Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, and Mary of Burgundy.
The chief problems Charles faced were the Protestant Reformation in Germany; the dynastic conflict with King Francis I of France, particularly for supremacy in Italy; and the advance of the Ottoman Turks.
Yet Charles failed in his purpose to return the Protestants to the Roman Catholic Church, and the human and financial cost of constant warfare drained Spanish resources; moreover, Charles's hopes for a universal empire were thwarted by the political realities of Western Europe.
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 Charles Saatchi
On the eve of his gallery's 20th anniversary and its complete reinstalment with paintings, Charles Saatchi answers questions on the record for the first time ever.
You have been described both as a 'supercollector' and as 'the most successful art dealer of our times'.
Art collectors are pretty insignificant in the scheme of things.
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 Showcases :: Coronation Book of Charles V
Charles acted as regent when his father, King John II, was captured at the Battle of Poitiers in 1356 and taken to London as a hostage for four years.
The manuscript held today in the British Library’s collections was commissioned by Charles V in 1365 to commemorate and certify the rituals he underwent at his coronation and anointing one year earlier, on 19 May 1364.
Individuals are identified by well-known features (Charles’ long nose and reddish hair), clothing (ecclesiastical garb of the Archbishop of Rheims), and heraldry (the fleur-de-lis robe with red border of Louis of Anjou, Charles’ younger brother and heir).
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 Charles V
Born in Ghent, Charles V was the son of Philip I the Handsome, king of Castile, and Joan the Mad, and the grandson of Emperor Maximilian I and Mary of Burgundy, as well as of the Reyes Católicos Isabella I the Catholic, of Castile, and Ferdinand II the Catholic, of Aragon.
In October 1520 Charles V was accordingly crowned king of Germany in Aachen, assuming at the same time the title of Roman emperor-elect.
By background and training, Charles V was a medieval ruler whose outlook on life was stamped throughout by a deeply experienced Catholic faith and by the knightly ideals of the late chivalric age.
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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Charles V of France -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Charles V (January 31, 1338 - September 16, 1380), called the Wise, was king of France (1364 to 1380) and a member of the Valois Dynasty.
This matter was resolved but to protect Paris from the English, Charles V rebuilt the Left Bank wall and built a new wall on the Right Bank that extended to a new fortification called the Bastille.
Charles V died on September 16, 1380 at Beauté-sur-Marne[?], France and was interred with his wife, Jeanne de Bourbon[?] in Saint Denis Basilica.
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 Charles V - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Charles V
The last Holy Roman Emperor to be crowned by the pope, in 1519, Charles V was also the emperor who recognized the claims of the Protestants within his empire.
Charles was also in conflict with the Protestants in Germany until the Treaty of Passau of 1552, which allowed the Lutherans religious liberty.
From 1517 the empire was split by the rise of Lutheranism, Charles making unsuccessful attempts to reach a settlement at Augsburg in 1530 (see Confession of Augsburg), and being forced by the Treaty of Passau to yield most of the Protestant demands.
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 Charles V
Charles the 5 th ruled over all of the Hapsburg domains from 1519-1556, and was crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 1519.
Charles was the son of Phillip I who was a Hapsburg, and Joanna of Spain.
Charles was not always supported by the Pope either because they were afraid of what the dominance of Italy would do to there power.
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 Karl V (1500-1558)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Holy Roman emperor (1519–56), king of Spain (as Charles I, 1516–56), and archduke of Austria (as Charles I, 1519–21), who inherited a Spanish and Habsburg empire extending across Europe from Spain and the Netherlands to Austria and the Kingdom of Naples and reaching overseas to Spanish America.
Charles was the son of Philip I the Handsome, king of Castile, and Joan the Mad, and the grandson of Emperor Maximilian I. and Mary of Burgundy, as well as of the “Catholic Kings” Isabella I the Catholic, of Castile, and Ferdinand II the Catholic, of Aragon.
By background and training, Charles was a medieval ruler whose outlook on life was stamped throughout by a deeply experienced Catholic faith and by the knightly ideals of the late chivalric age.
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 Emperor Charles V
From that moment on, mention of Charles V as the successor to the Romans in general and to Scipio the African in particular became increasingly frequent and coherent, and allusions to the classical world became habitual.
Charles V excelled the feats of the Romans, personifying an excellence that should be regarded not only in quantitative but, fundamentally, in qualitative terms.
With The Emperor Charles V at the Battle of Mühlberg, a work painted by Titian in 1548 after the victory of that name (24th April,1547), and Charles V Restraining Fury by Leoni, the imperial court sought to symbolise the pax carolina that prevailed in Europe after that battle.
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 Ancestors and Family of Charles V of Spain Habsburg
Ferdinand V "The Catholic" of Castile and León
Charles V (Holy Roman Empire), and, as Charles I, king of Spain, who fought a losing battle to keep his Roman Catholic empire together in the face of emergent Protestantism and outside pressure.
Charles was the son of Philip I, king of Castile, and Joanna the Mad; maternal grandson of Ferdinand V of Castile and Isabella I; paternal grandson of the Habsburg Holy Roman emperor Maximilian I; and great-grandson of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy.
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Charles' authority was exercised by Grandpa Max, who delegated it to his daughter, Margaret of Austria, dowager of Savoy.
Chief architect of the election, and Charles' chief political adviser until 1530, was Mercurino Arborio di Gattinara.
Charles treated his lands like a set of family possessions, given this one to a son, that to a sister, another to a daughter or brother.
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 myArmoury.com: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
Charles was born in Ghent in family territories in Burgundy, and grew up influenced by the many cultures from which he descended.
While the attribution to Charles V is somewhat speculative, signs seem to indicate that the sword was commissioned with the armour.
Charles lived during a period of upheaval and change, and was an important figure in many events of the day.
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After his father, King John II the Good, was captured by the English at Poitiers in 1356, Charles, in order to raise his father's ransom money, had to convene a hostile States General, which, led by Étienne Marcel, provost of the Paris merchants, forced him to issue an ordinance of reform on March 3, 1357.
To frighten Charles further, Marcel had two of the king's councillors assassinated in the palace in Charles's presence in February 1358.
When Charles reentered Paris on Aug. 2, 1358, his military situation remained precarious because he still had to fight both the English and his archenemy, the King of Navarre.
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 Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts features | Charles V on Horseback, Titian (c1548)
Charles, a Habsburg, was heir to the Holy Roman Empire and the throne of Spain.
Charles is a grave, taciturn figure, yet convincingly heroic and active on his horse.
Titian's Charles V rides out of the woods, across a sweeping landscape, in front of one of Titian's most unforgettable skies - flaming and shadowed, with gold light fighting with blue, deathly clouds.
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 Charles V, Holy Roman emperor — Infoplease.com
Charles V, Holy Roman emperor: Early Years - Early Years Born at Ghent, Charles was brought up in Flanders by his aunt, Margaret of Austria, who...
Charles V, Holy Roman emperor: Assessment - Assessment During Charles's rule the Spanish Empire was tremendously expanded in the New World.
Charles V, Holy Roman emperor: Struggle for Empire - Struggle for Empire Charles sought to become leader of a universal empire.
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 Charles V
Charles was proclaimed Emperor of Rome at 19, this meant he was Emperor of the German Reich as well.
William of Orange was raised at the court of Charles V. With his arrival in Brussels, the tapestry industry flourished with orders from kings and popes.
This exhibit presents nine tapestries commissioned by the household of Charles V, from the famous Brussels workshops of Pieter van Aelst, to celebrate the coronation of Charles V as Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
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 Charles's V by Raichel Le Goff
Although born in humble Ghent, Charles V the Holy Roman Emperor was not only ruler of Flanders and The Netherlands, he also inherited the crowns of Spain and the Two Sicilies and conquered large tracts of Central and South America.
Tiziano's biographer Charles Hope comments that Charles V "had little interest in painting as such" and little regard for artists themselves and was really only interested in perpetuating his fame through portraits.
It is true that he did not commission such lavish sensual mythological paintings as his son Philip later would and the 'Venus and Amor' by Titian and his workshopp on loan from the Uffizi in the present Bonn exhibition is perhaps mis-representing the taste of Charles V as he did not commission the picture.
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 Holy Roman Emperor Charles V Had Gout - Arthritis and arthritic conditions, medications, and treatment on ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There already was strong evidence that Charles V -- of whom it was said he ruled an empire "in which the sun did not set" -- had gout.
Charles V, who was also King Charles I of Spain, ruled for 40 years during the transition from the Middle Ages to modern times.
While Charles V was known to have other medical problems, including hemorrhoids and possibly diabetes, the gout "was the worst of his conditions," Fernandez said.
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