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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.
His brother Ferdinand, king of Bohemia and Hungary (later Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I), was elected king of the Romans, or German king, in 1531.
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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 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 retired to the monastery of Yuste (Extremadura, Spain) and is thought to have had a nervous breakdown.
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 Knowledge King - Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Charles (February 24, 1500 - September 21 1558) was Holy Roman Emperor (as Charles V) from 1519-1558; he was also King of Spain from 1516-1556, officially as Charles I of Spain, although often referred to as Charles V ("Carlos Quinto" or "Carlos V") in Spain and Latin America.
He was the son of Philip I and Joanna of Castile and grandson of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile and of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.
Charles retired to the monastery of Yuste and is thought to have had a nervous breakdown.
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 Encyclopedia: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Combatants Holy Roman Empire, Spain Florence, France, Papal States, Republic of Venice Commanders Charles de Bourbon Francesco Guicciardini The War of the League of Cognac (1526–30 was fought between the Habsburg dominions of Charles V—primarily Spain and the Holy Roman Empire—and the League of Cambrai, an alliance...
The Counter-Reformation or the Catholic Reformation was a strong reaffirmation of the doctrine and structure of the Catholic Church, climaxing at the Council of Trent, partly in reaction to the growth of Protestantism.
Charles (February 24, 1500 - September 21, 1558)was Holy Roman Emperor (as Charles V) from 1519 - 1558 ; he was also King of Spain from 1516 - 1556, officially as Charles I of Spain, although oftenreferred to as Charles V ("Carlos Quinto" or "Carlos V") in Spain and Latin America.
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 51. The Emperor Charles V. Wells, H.G. 1922. A Short History of the World
So it was that this Charles V, his grandson, inherited most of the American continent and between a third and a half of what the Turks had left of Europe.
The Emperor was greatly concerned by these advances, and did his utmost to drive back the Turks, but he found the greatest difficulty in getting the German princes to unite even with this formidable enemy upon their very borders.
Charles, muffled in a dark mantle, and bearing a lighted candle in his hand, mingled with his household, the spectator of his own obsequies; and the doleful ceremony was concluded by his placing the taper in the hands of the priest, in sign of his surrendering up his soul to the Almighty.”
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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, 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.
Charles had now to consider whether he would allow liberty of action to the Protestant princes of Germany, to whom, under pressure of war, he had made concessions, especially at the Diet of Spires in 1544.
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 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor - Timeline Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Charles V was Holy Roman Emperor from 1519-1558; he was also King of Spain from 1516-1556, officially as Charles I of Spain, although often referred to as Charles V ("Carlos Quinto" or "Carlos V") in Spain and Latin America.
Wife of Maximilian of Austria (later Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I), daughter and heiress of Charles the Bold of Burgundy.
Maximilian was born in Vienna as the son of the Emperor Frederick III and Eleanore of Portugal.
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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, Holy Roman Emperor: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Charles (Ghent February 25, 1500-San Jerónimo de Yuste[?], Spain September 21, 1558) was Holy Roman Emperor (as Charles V) from 1519-1558; he was also King of Spain from 1516-1556 -- officially as Charles I of Spain, although often referred to as Charles V ("Carlos Quinto" or "Carlos V") in Spain and Latin America.
Charles was born in Ghent and brought up in the Netherlands until 1517, where he was tutored by Adrian of Utrecht, later Pope Adrian VI.
In 1535 Charles won an important victory at Tunis, but in 1536 Francis I of Spain allied himself with Suleiman against Charles.
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 Important Historical People of Our Time
Holy Roman emperor (1519-1558), and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516-1556), 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.
Maximilian, the eldest son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III, was born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria.
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 Emperor Charles V
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.
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.
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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 Charles V Holy Roman Emperor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ironically, Clement was fleeing the troops of Charles V, the Most Catholic King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor, who had invaded the papal city that morning...
The helmet and body armour of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V will recall the 147 Guards who laid down their lives for Pope Clement VII against the emperor's...
He wears the Order of the Golden Fleece]] Charles V initiated many wars with France during his reign, first fighting against them in Northern Italy in 1521.
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 Charles v holy roman emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Charles V, Holy Roman emperor
of Castile, grandson of Ferdinand II of Aragón, Isabella of Castile, Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, and Mary of Burgundy.
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.
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 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Because of his far-reaching territories he was described as ruling an Empire "in which the sun does not set".
Plus Oultre on a gable of a Flemish house in Ghent, Charles V's birthplace.
As Holy Roman Emperor, he called Martin Luther to the Diet of Worms in 1521, promising him safe conduct if he would appear.
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 Charles V --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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 brought up by his mother and grandfather, Robert the Frisian, on whose death he did great services to his uncle,...
Charles VI king of France who throughout his long reign (1380–1422) remained largely a figurehead, first because he was still a boy when he took the throne and later because of his periodic fits of madness.
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Dictionary Definition of charles v, holy roman emperor
de:Karl V. es:Carlos I de España fr:Charles Quint nl:Keizer Karel V sv:Karl V, tysk-romersk kejsare
After the death of his other grandfather, Maximilian, in 1519, he inherited Hapsburg lands in Austria and was elected Holy Roman Emperor.
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 Holy Roman Emperors on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Charles V celebrations.(festivities in Ghent, Belgium, will mark the 500 anniversary of the birth of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V)(Brief Article)
Author and Authenticity in Conring's New Discourse on the Roman-German Emperor: A Seventeenth-Century Case Study [*].
Anglo-American archaeologists have discovered a holy temple in Rome's Forum constructed by the emperor Caligula to imply that he himself was a god.(News)(Brief Article)
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 H-Net Review: Alfred Kohler on Emperor Charles V, Impresario of War: Campaign Strategy, ...
The three parts of Tray's work are dedicated to Strategy and Finance, to Charles' role as an impresario of war: Charles' campaigns between 1529 and 1552, and to war taxation: the parliaments of the core provinces of the Low Countries, Naples, and Castile.
In part two Tracy examines Charles' war campaigns: in Italy (1529-1530), his crusades in Austria and the Mediterranean, 1532-1535, his failures in Provence and at Algiers, 1536-1541, Charles' grand plan 1543/44--a notion of Karl Brandi, worth examining!--, then the "First" (1546/47) and "Second Schmalkaldic War" (1552) and the assault on Metz (1552).
The emperor was able to fight his wars as he did only because, "like no other prince before him, he made the fullest possible use of the transfer mechanism that European banking houses had developed over the centuries" (p.
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 CHARLES V, Holy Roman Emperor., Important letter signed "Carolus", in Spanish.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CHARLES V, Holy Roman Emperor., Important letter signed "Carolus", in Spanish.
Written at Bethune when the Emperor was attempting to relieve the Castle of Renty which Henri II was besieging; and about the time that he decided to renounce all his rights and retire to a monastery.
Already in January 1548 the Emperor had recorded his political testament for his son.
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 Charles I of Spain, Holy Roman emperor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Charles V, Holy Roman emperor (1519-58) and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516-56), was the son of PHILIP I and JOANNA of Castile, and grandson of Emperor MAXIMILIAN I and MARY OF BURGUNDY.
Charles was the greatest of all HAPSBURG emperors.
In 1556 Charles abdicated all his titles and retired to a monastery.
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 The Open Door Web Site : History Biographies : Charles V (1500-1558)
Charles was the son of Philip the Handsome, Duke of Burgandy (Netherlands) and Joan (the Mad), Queen of Castille.
and was elected Holy Roman Emperor in 1519
- Apart from internal problems Charles V was sporadically at war with the Turks and the French on the borders of the Empire.
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