The History of the Empire; Containing Its Rise, Growth, Revolutions, Government, Policy, Alliances, and Negotiations, Continued from the Time of Charlemagne Down to the Present Emperor Charles VI Volume 1

The History of the Empire; Containing Its Rise, Growth, Revolutions, Government, Policy, Alliances, and Negotiations, Continued from the Time of Charlemagne Down to the Present Emperor Charles VI Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1730 edition. Excerpt: ...in one word, the Slaughter, which lasted tjll Night, was so great, and so obstinate, especially on the Romans fide, that the Waters of the Tiber were died with the Blood spilt. Some Cardinals, several Bishops, and some principal Citizens, were taken Prisoners, and the Emperor beating down the City Walls in divers Places, marched out three Days after. Then encamping in the open Field near die City, he kept the Pope and the other Prisoners very safe during the whole Lent and tajler Holidays, but caus'd his Holiness always to be served with much respect. During this time a great many Negotia-ThePepe'r tions and Proposals were made for their liberty, f"' " and to re-establish Peace the Cardinals, Bi-Us Rights. shops, and Prelates in particular, sollicited the Pope to give up the Right of Investiture to the Emperor, and crown him, in order to obtain all their Liberties. But Paschal was in no wife disposed to renounce the Advantages and Rights which ('as he said) his Predecessors had lawfully acquired for the Holy See, and resolved to support them at the hazard of his Life. The Emperor, hearing with Grief of the 1JeAPope's Obstinacy, ordered them immediatelyITe'TM to behead the rest of the Prisoners in PascbaVs presence-, and the Execution was upon the point of being perform'd, when his Holiness, mov'd with Compassion for the Prisoners, promis'd to give the Emperor an entire satisfaction: Thus she Agreement that had been made, and afterwards Hr.NRY warcjs broken, was renewed and ratify'd the 1/yj I ith of April following, by the Pope and Emperor. By this Treaty it was resolved, that his Ho-, linefs should no more disturb the Emperor on account of Investitures; that the Emperor might invest with the Crosier and Ring such as were canonically chosen by...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123665837X
  • 9781236658371