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Charles V

(1500–58) Holy Roman Emperor (1519–56) and (as Charles I) King of Spain (1516–56). The son of Philip I (the Handsome) and Joanna of Spain, and grandson of Emperor Maximilian I, ...

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Maria Purciello, Maria F. Rich, Victor Fell Yellin, H. Wiley Hitchcock, June C. Ottenberg, Katherine K. Preston, Maria F. Rich, Victor Fell Yellin, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Carolyn Guzski, Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, Maria F. Rich, Victor Fell Yellin, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Michael V. Pisani, Michael Miller, Charles Hiroshi Garrett, and Melanie Feilotter

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...C. Ottenberg (2); Katherine K. Preston (3); Maria F. Rich , Victor Fell Yellin / H. Wiley Hitchcock / Carolyn Guzski (4); Stephanie Jensen-Moulton (5); Maria F. Rich , Victor Fell Yellin / H. Wiley Hitchcock / Michael V. Pisani (6); Michael Miller (7); Charles Hiroshi Garrett (8); Melanie Feilotter (table); Michael V. Pisani...

Charles V

Charles V (1337–80)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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... V ( the Wise Charles ) ( 1337–80 ) King of France ( 1364–80 ). He regained most of the territory previously lost to the English during the Hundred Years' War , stabilized the coinage, and endeavoured to suppress anarchy and revolt in France. He strengthened royal authority further by introducing a regular taxation system, standing army, and powerful navy. He established a royal library, encouraged literature and art, and built the Bastille . He was succeeded by his son, Charles VI...

Charles V

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 ed.)

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... V ( 1500–58 ), Emperor. When he was elected in 1519 he held the Netherlands, Spain and the Spanish Empire, Naples, and the county of Burgundy. The most urgent problem confronting him was the growth of Lutheranism . The Diet of Worms ( 1521 ) banned M. Luther , but Charles’s other difficulties prevented him from taking consistent action. At the Diet of Augsburg ( 1555 ) the Protestant princes forced upon his brother Ferdinand the principle of ‘ cuius regio, eius religio’. Charles abdicated in 1555–6...

Charles V

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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... V (or Charles the Wise ) ( 1337–80 ) King of France ( 1364–80 ) . He earned his nickname from his intellectual pursuits which included book-collecting and artistic patronage, his religious piety, and his cautious adoption of delaying and ‘scorched-earth’ tactics in fighting the English during the Hundred Years War . Assuming responsibility as Regent of France in 1356 when his father, John II was captured at Poitiers , he quelled revolt in Paris and from the Jacquerie and, aided by the Constable of France, Bertrand du Guesclin, was able to recover...

Charles V

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Stella Fletcher

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (4 ed.)

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...2018). Charles-Quint et son temps: Colloques internationaux du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris 30 septembre–3 octobre 1958 (1959). P. Rassow and F. Schalk (eds), Karl V: Der Kaiser und seine Zeit. Kölner Colloquium 26.–29. November 1958 (Cologne, 1960). W. Friedensburg , Kaiser Karl V und Papst Paul III, 1534–1549 (Leipzig, 1932). R. Carande , Carlos V y sus Banqueros (3 vols, Madrid, 1943–67; 2nd edn, vol. 1, 1965). P. Chaunu , L’Espagne de Charles Quint (2 vols, Paris, 1973). M. Fernández Álvarez , Charles V: Elected...

Charles V

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World Encyclopedia

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... V ( 1500–58 ) Holy Roman Emperor ( 1519–56 ) and King of Spain, as Charles I ( 1516–56 ). He ruled the Spanish kingdoms, s Italy, the Netherlands, and the Austrian Habsburg lands by inheritance and, when elected Emperor in succession to his grandfather, Maximilian I , headed the largest European empire since Charlemagne . In addition, the Spanish conquistadors made him master of a New World empire. Charles' efforts to unify his possessions were unsuccessful, largely due to the hostility of Francis I of France, the Ottoman Turks in central...

Charles V

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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2015
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... V ( 1500–58 ) Holy Roman Emperor ( 1519–56 ) and (as Charles I) King of Spain ( 1516–56 ). The son of Philip I (the Handsome) and Joanna of Spain, and grandson of Emperor Maximilian I , Charles came to the throne of Spain in 1516 and united it with that of the empire when he inherited the latter in 1519 . Tied down by such wide responsibilities, and hampered by the fact that his authority in his separate territories was established on different bases, Charles was never able to give proper attention to national and international problems. His...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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... V or (German) Karl V ( 1500–56 ), Holy Roman Emperor and (as Carlos I ) king of Spain, born on 24 February 1500 in Ghent; he was the son of Philip I and Juana la loca ; his maternal grandparents were Ferdinand V and Isabella the Catholic and his paternal grandparents were the Emperor Maximilian I and Mary of Burgundy . Through these grandparents he was heir to four distinct inheritances, to each of which he added new territories. From King Ferdinand he acquired Aragon, Naples, Sardinia, and Sicily, and to this inheritance he added Milan...

Charles V

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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2005
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...Charles V . Translated by C. V. Wedgwood . Reprint, London, 1980. This is the first volume of Brandi's two-volume Kaiser Karl V , Munich, 1937–1941, and remains the standard work. The second volume contains sources and commentary. Carande, Ramón . Carlos V y sus banqueros . 3 vols. Reprint, Barcelona, 1990. Details the financial problems. Durme, Maurice van . El Cardenal Granvela . Barcelona, 1957. Originally published in Flemish in 1953. Fernández Álvarez, Manuel . Política Mundial de Carlos V y Felipe II . Madrid, 1966. The best treatment of Charles's...

Charles V

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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2018
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...005 Charles V 1500 – 58 Spanish monarch , Holy Roman Emperor , 1519–56; King of Spain from 1516 To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse—German. attributed; Lord Chesterfield Letters to his Son To God I speak Spanish to women Italian to men ...

Charles V

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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2014
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...005 Charles V 1500 – 58 Spanish monarch , Holy Roman Emperor , 1519–56; King of Spain from 1516 To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse—German. attributed; Lord Chesterfield Letters to his Son (ed. Dobrée, 1932) vol. 4 To God I speak Spanish To God I speak Spanish to women Italian to women Italian to men French to men French to my horse —German to my horse—...

Charles V

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Wim P. BLOCKMANS

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History (2 ed.)

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2016
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1,107 words

...a bankrupt state. Charles’s reign showed the impossibility of keeping western Christendom united politically and ecclesiastically, and his failure to understand this caused his demise. Wim P. BLOCKMANS Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study Further Reading Blockmans, W. (2002). Emperor Charles V, 1500–1558 . London: Arnold. Carande, R. (2000). Carlos V y sus banqueros [Charles V and his bankers]. Barcelona, Spain: Critica. Fernandez Alvarez, M. (1999). Carlos V. El César y el hombre [Charles V. The Caesar and the man]....

Master of Charles V

Master of Charles V (1505–33)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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123 words

...of Charles V (active 1505–33 ). Flemish illuminator named after a book of hours made for Emperor Charles V ( c. 1517 ; Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbib., Cod. 1856 ). This manuscript features distinctive borders emulating carved picture frames incorporating elaborate architectural details. Similar borders can be found in the work of the panel painter Bernaert van Orley . He was one of the earliest Netherlandish illuminators to show the influence of the Italian Renaissance and he is often described as a ‘Romanist’. It is uncertain exactly where he...

Charles V of France

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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...was beginning to cause the Revolt of the Midi. Married to Jeanne de Bourbon , he had eight children of whom only Charles VI and his brother Louis, duke of Orléans , survived. Charles V left in the national consciousness the memory of a wise king and a restorative reign. Charles V , 14th c. Paris, Louvre. R. Cazelles , Société politique, noblesse et couronne sous les règnes de Jean le Bon et Charles V , Geneva, 1982. F. Autrand , Charles V le Sage , Paris, 1994. Françoise...

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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... V, Holy Roman Emperor ( 1500–58 ). For a man with no military leanings, it is ironic that Charles V's life was dominated by war. Crowned by the pope in 1519 , he fought his first battle in 1535 at Tunis against the Turks , and much of his energy was devoted to preventing Turkish expansion westward into the Mediterranean and eastern Europe, Vienna itself coming under siege in 1529 . Charles's lands were vast and bewildering in their complexity: they included the Netherlands, Burgundy, Spain, and various German fiefdoms, and his responsibilities...

Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge

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Paul Finkelman

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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... River Bridge v. Warren Bridge Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge was an 1837 Supreme Court ruling relating to corporate development. In 1650 the Massachusetts legislature gave Harvard College an exclusive right to operate a ferry from Boston across the Charles River to Charlestown. Under acts of 1785 and 1792 , Massachusetts transferred all rights of Harvard's monopoly to the Charles River Bridge Company and gave that company a seventy-year charter to operate a toll bridge between Charlestown and Boston. In 1828 the legislature chartered...

Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge

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Paul Finkelman

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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2013
Subject:
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383 words

... River Bridge v. Warren Bridge An 1837 Supreme Court ruling relating to corporate development. In 1650 , the Massachusetts legislature gave Harvard College an exclusive right to operate a ferry from Boston across the Charles River to Charlestown . Under acts of 1785 and 1792 , Massachusetts transferred all rights of Harvard ’s monopoly to the Charles River Bridge Company and gave that company a seventy-year charter to operate a toll bridge between Charlestown and Boston . In 1828 , the legislature chartered the Warren Bridge Company to...

Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge

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Paul Finkelman

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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366 words

...Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge ( 1837 ), Supreme Court ruling relating to corporate development. In 1650 , the Massachusetts legislature gave Harvard College an exclusive right to operate a ferry from Boston across the Charles River to Charlestown. Under acts of 1785 and 1792 , Massachusetts transferred all rights of Harvard's monopoly to the Charles River Bridge Company and gave that company a seventy-year charter to operate a toll bridge between Charlestown and Boston. In 1828 , the legislature chartered the Warren Bridge Company to build a...

Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
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... River Bridge v. Warren Bridge • 11 Pet. 420 ( 1837 ) • Vote: 4–3 • For the Court: Taney • Dissenting: McLean, Story, and Thompson In 1828 , the state government of Massachusetts granted a charter, or permit, for construction of a bridge across the Charles River to connect Boston with Cambridge. This new bridge, the Warren Bridge, was to span the river near an older bridge, the Charles River Bridge. The owners of the Charles River Bridge Company claimed that their charter, which they had obtained in 1785 , gave them the right to prevent the...

Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge

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Elizabeth B. Monroe

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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2005
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... River Bridge v. Warren Bridge , 11 Pet. (36 U.S.) 420 ( 1837 ) argued 7– 11 Mar. 1831 , reargued 19– 26 Jan. 1837 , decided 12 Feb. 1837 by vote of 4 to 3; Taney for the Court, McLean , Story , and Thompson in dissent. To provide the public better access from Charlestown to Boston, the Massachusetts legislature in 1785 incorporated the Proprietors of the Charles River Bridge to build a bridge connecting Boston to its northern hinterland via Charlestown and authorized the proprietors to collect tolls on the bridge. In 1828 the legislature...

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