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Synonyms for Charles

King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)


King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control


as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)

King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)


son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland

the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)

French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)

king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor

a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston

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Moreover, her meticulous, careful documentation and exhaustive tables of lists are certain to make Music and Ceremony at the Court of Charles V an indispensible reference for performers and for scholars in a variety of humanistic disciplines.
This was her Book of the Deeds and Good Conduct of the Wise King Charles V (Le Livre des fais et bonnes meurs du sage roy Charles V).
In this reviewer's view, because The Reign of Charles V is focused so much on the character of a single individual, the role of institutions and their personnel on all levels is greatly underestimated.
Imperial forces conducted a mopping-up campaign against rebellious Protestant cities, so that by June 1548, the rebel princes were forced to accept an agreement with Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg that attempted to restore the Mass and the traditional pre-Reformation settlement throughout Germany -- with only married clergy and Communion in two kinds as a sop to Protestant sentiment.
Despite his subsequent flirting with evangelical humanism and the foreign policy realpolitik that saw him prepared to make alliance with heretic Lutheran German princes and (covertly) even with the infidel Turk in order to pursue his duel with the Habsburg Charles V, this sense of Catholicity never quite left Francis and pulled him short of acts of schism or apostasy from Rome.
For in Paris, the old Louvre, hardly changed since the time of Charles V, was too small and impracticable to accommodate the large and sophisticated court which accompanied Francis.
McGowan, "The Renaissance Triumph and its Classical Heritage"; Richard Cooper, "Court Festival and Triumphal Entries under Henri II"; Monique Chatenet, "Etiquette and Architecture at the Court of the Last Valois"; Nicholas Le Roux, "The Politics of Festivals at the Court of the Last Valois"; Chantal Grell, "The Financing and Material Organization of Court Festivals under Louis XIV"; Bernhard Schimmelpfennig, "The Two Coronations of Charles V at Bologna, 1530"; R.
With this edition of his most important didactic poem, Gonzalez Manjarrez hopes to vindicate Laguna and his treatise on the lament at the failure of imperial European unification under Charles V.
A rebellious teenager whose mother died when he was twenty, Maximilian served in the army of his uncle Emperor Charles V as a cavalry division commander in the 1540s before briefly ruling as co-regent in Spain with his wife, Charles V's daughter Marfa.
Pier Luigi, the Pope's son, was invested as duke in 1545; his reign was cut short when he was assassinated (1547) by the opposition, led by Ferrante Gonzaga, Governor of Milan and the "longa manus" of Emperor Charles V.
In the 1520s, the Republic aspired to play the role of a great power -- or at least that of an independent, balancing force between France and the Spanish-Habsburg Empire; but its refusal to commit its troops to battle fatally weakened the political coalitions opposing Charles V and thereby significantly contributed to the rise of Habsburg hegemony in Italy.
Cuneo argues persuasively that it must have been the Wittelsbach duke of Bavaria, Wilhelm IV (despised by Breu as both arrogant and cruel) who commissioned Breu's woodcut series commemorating the entry of Charles V into Augsburg to open the critical Diet of 1530.
The Picentines were responding to the seizure and eight-day sack of Rome in 1527 by an undisciplined army serving the emperor Charles V.