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  Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Charles VII Albert (Brussels August 6, 1697 – January 20, 1745 in Munich), a member of the Wittelsbach family, was Holy Roman Emperor from January 24, 1742 until his death in 1745.
His wife Marie Amalie was the granddaughter of Emperor Leopold I and the daughter of Emperor Joseph I.
As son in law of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor Charles Albert rejected the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713 and claimed the German crown after the death of Charles VI in 1740.
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 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1711, he was made Holy Roman Emperor in Frankfurt.
However, being a female, she was not elected Holy Roman Empress.
However, after Charles VII's reign, Maria Theresa's husband Francis I was elected, ensuring that the Empire would continue in the Habsburg line.
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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 VI, Holy Roman emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
On his deathbed, however, Charles II left his throne to Philip of Anjou (Philip V), grandson of King Louis XIV of France; Philip was proclaimed king in Nov., 1700.
Although Charles, with the aid of British troops, invaded Spain and proclaimed himself king as Charles III in 1704, he was able to maintain himself only in Catalonia, with his capital at Barcelona.
Charles was later forced to return these lands to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) after several defeats in the Turkish war of 1736–39.
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 emperors2
Ferdinand, as a Habsburg, became Holy Roman emperor in 1619 and, allied with Bavaria and the Catholic League, defeated the Bohemians at the Battle of White Mountain in 1620.
Born in Lesi, Italy, on December 26, 1194, Frederick was the son of Henry VI and grandson of Frederick I, Holy Roman emperor.
Leopold II (Holy Roman Empire) (1747-92), Holy Roman emperor (1790-92), son of Emperor Francis I and Maria Theresa and brother of Emperor Joseph II and Queen Marie Antoinette of France.
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 Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor
Charles VI Charles VI, 1685–1740, Holy Roman emperor (1711–40), king of Bohemia (1711–40) and, as Charles III, king of Hungary (1712–40); brother and successor of Holy Roman Emperor
Charles was the last Holy Roman emperor of the direct Hapsburg line.
Holy Roman Empire: Emperors - Charlemagne (Charles I), emperor of the West (800–814), Carolingian king of the Franks...
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(1740–48), conflict caused by the rival claims for the hereditary dominions of the Habsburg family that arose on the death in 1740 of Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor and archduke of Austria.
They were Charles Albert, elector of Bavaria (later, Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor); Augustus III (1696–1763), elector of Saxony and king of Poland; and Philip V, king of Spain.
Philip V claimed the Habsburg lands by virtue of the fact that the Habsburg Holy Roman emperor Charles V had been king of Spain (1516–56) and that through descent from him the Spanish monarchy had legal right to the Habsburg dominions outside Spain.
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 Charles VI --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Holy Roman emperor from 1711 and, as Charles III, archduke of Austria and king of Hungary.
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.
Charles VII (born 1403, ruled 1422–61) was not able to be crowned king until seven years after the death of his father, Charles VI—and then he owed his crown to the courage, faith, and enthusiasm of a simple peasant, Joan of Arc (see Joan of Arc).
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 Maria Thereasa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Charles was also the head of the Hapsburgs, which by now were not as big as they used to be, Archduke of Austria, and King of Hungary and Bohemia.
On October 20 th, 1740 Charles VI died and, on that day Maria Theresa was endowed with the titles of Queen of Hungary, and Archduchess of Austria, which she did without any training at all.
After Charles VII died in 1745 the role of Holy Roman Emperor was open, and Maria's husband Francis was chosen to replace him as emperor.
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 Austria
Albert I (Holy Roman Empire) (circa 1248-1308), Holy Roman emperor (1298-1308) and duke of Austria (1282-1308).
They were Charles Albert, elector of Bavaria (later, Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor); Augustus III (1696-1763), elector of Saxony and king of Poland; and Philip V, king of Spain.
Appointed (1507) by her father regent of the Netherlands and guardian of her nephew Charles (later Emperor Charles V); pursued pro-English foreign policy; reappointed as regent by Charles (1519); extended Habsburg dominion to Friesland (1515-24); annexed bishop of Utrecht's lands (1528); negotiated Treaty of Cambrai (1529) with Louise of Savoy for France.
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 AH 330 (Hutchison): Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor
1349- Charles marries Anna of the Palatinate, at Bacharach (on the Rhine).
1355- Coronation with the Crown of the Lombards in Milan; coronation as Holy Roman Emperor in Rome.
Holy Cross Chapel, Karlstein: located in the top of the tallest tower at Karlstein, it served as the treasury for the Imperial crown, sceptre, orb and other coronation regalia, as well as for the Emperor's most precious holy relics, including a piece of the True Cross.
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 Charles VI --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
As pretender to the throne of Spain (as Charles III), he attempted unsuccessfully to reestablish the global empire of his 16th-century ancestor Charles V. He was the author of the Pragmatic Sanction, intended to enable his daughter Maria Theresa to succeed him after the extinction of the direct male line of the House of Habsburg.
The second son of the emperor Leopold I, Charles was a claimant to the Spanish throne when it became vacant on the death of Charles II in 1700.
Charles, who had been elected Holy Roman emperor in 1711, was forced to leave Spain but continued the war against France until 1714, when, by the Treaty of Rastatt, he gained territories in Italy in partial compensation for the loss of Spain.
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 MSN Encarta - War of the Austrian Succession
The conflict arose on the death in 1740 of Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor and archduke of Austria.
They were Charles Albert, elector of Bavaria (later, Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor); Augustus III, elector of Saxony and king of Poland; and the Bourbon King Philip V of Spain.
Philip V claimed the Habsburg lands because Habsburg Holy Roman emperor Charles V had been king of Spain from 1516 to 1556.
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 Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor
Holy Roman Empire, The: Chapter VI: Carolingian And Italian Emperors.
Holy Roman Empire, The: Chapter XIII: Fall Of The Hohenstaufen.
Holy Roman Empire, The: Chapter IV: Restoration Of The Western Empire.
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 ipedia.com: Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Charles VI was Holy Roman Emperor from 1711 to 1740 and the second son of Leopold I with his third wife Eleonore-Magdalena of Pfalz-Neuburg.
Charles VI (October 1, 1685 - October 20, 1740) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1711 to 1740 and the second son of Leopold I with his third wife Eleonore-Magdalena of Pfalz-Neuburg.
After a short time as Charles III of Spain during the war, his older brother Joseph I died suddenly.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> 1710s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor (1705 - 1711).
Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1711 - 1740).
King Charles XII of Sweden (1697 - 1718).
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 Charles VI on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
CHARLES VI [Charles VI] 1685-1740, Holy Roman emperor (1711-40), king of Bohemia (1711-40) and, as Charles III, king of Hungary (1712-40); brother and successor of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I.
Charles was later forced to return these lands to the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) after several defeats in the Turkish war of 1736-39.
Near the end of his reign in the War of the Polish Succession (1733-35) Charles was again involved in a conflict with France and Spain.
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 Pretenders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
She married Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, and her eldest surviving heir was Maria Theresa, Queen of Hungaary and Bohemia, Archduchess of Austria and Lady of much else - she wed Francis Stephen of Lorraine and Tuscany, who was made Holy Roman Emperor in turn.
After the death of David XII, last king of East Georgia (Kartli and Kakheti), by edict of emperor Alexander I of Russia, seniority among Georgian princes was given to the family of Bagration-Mukhranskiy, the branch of the Bagratid dynasty descended from princes of Mukhrani.
In 1688, James II was deposed for attempting to establish Roman Catholicism in Great Britain; he and his heirs maintained a rival court on the continent until the latter half of the 18th century.
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 Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I would not agree to it, nor did the Spanish nobility.
The immediate cause in Europe was the death of Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor and head of the Hapsburg family.
Maria Theresa kept the throne of Austria with the election of her husband Francis I of Lorraine as Holy Roman emperor.
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 War of the Austrian Succession   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
(1740-48), a conglomeration of related wars, two of which developed directly from the death of Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor and head of the Austrian branch of the house of Habsburg, on Oct. 20, 1740.
The Austrian ruler Maria Theresa (daughter of Charles VI) derived her main foreign support from Britain, which feared that, if the French achieved hegemony in Europe, the British commercial and colonial empire would be untenable.
In January 1745 the emperor Charles VII (Charles Albert of Bavaria), who was also chief claimant to the Austrian succession, died.
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 Keeping Catholics Catholic Page XXV-The Timeline-The Eighteenth Century 1701-1896   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Death of Holy Roman Emperor, Leopold I. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Joseph I. Bishop Michelangelo Dei Conti was elevated to the College of Cardinals.
The Pope had to accept the new Emperor’s harsh terms, including the abandonment of Philip V and the recognition of Archduke Charles, as King of Spain.
Holy Roman Emperor, Charles VI decrees by Pragmatic Sanction, that if were to die without leaving a male heir, his eldest daughter, would inherit the Hapsburg dominions.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles VI, Holy Roman emperor (German History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Charles VI 1685–1740, Holy Roman emperor (1711–40), king of Bohemia (1711–40) and, as Charles III, king of Hungary (1712–40); brother and successor of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I.
When Charles's brother Joseph I died (1711), Charles succeeded him as Holy Roman emperor.
A treaty (see Utrecht, Peace of; 1713) was signed between France and Charles's former allies, Holland and England.
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 Joseph I
Roman emperor, the elder son of the emperor Leopold I and his third wife, Eleanora, countess palatine, daughter of Philip William of Neuburg.
In 1687 he received the crown of Hungary, and be was elected king of the Romans in 1690.
The emperor did not himself take the field against the rebels, but he is entitled to a large share of the credit for the restoration of his authority.
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 1685
June 20 - James, Duke of Monmouth illegitimate son of King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland declares himself King and heir to his father's Kingdoms as James II of England and Ireland and James VII of Scotland, after already forming his own armie and campaigning against his uncle.
July 6 - Battle of Sedgemoor between the armies of King James II of England and rival claimant to the throne James, Duke of Monmouth.
February 6 - King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland.
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 treaties of Rastatt and Baden - Britannica Concise
Two peace treaties between Charles VI, the Holy Roman emperor, and France that ended Charles's attempt to continue the War of the Spanish Succession.
Rastatt and Baden, treaties of - (March 6 and Sept. 7, 1714), peace treaties between the Holy Roman emperor Charles VI and France that ended the emperor's attempt to continue the War of the Spanish Succession (1700–14) after the other states had made peace in the Treaties of Utrecht (beginning in 1713).
Settled in prehistoric times, it was a Roman watering place, or aquae, and was recorded in 869 as the seat of a Frankish imperial palace.
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