The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. with a View of the Progress of Society in Europe; From the Subversion of the Roman Empire, to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century

The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. with a View of the Progress of Society in Europe; From the Subversion of the Roman Empire, to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...it necessary to yield obedience; those of Constance, who had taken arms in their own defence, were compelled by force, not only to conform to the Interim, but to renounce their privileges as a free city, to do homage to Ferdinand as archduke of Austria, and as his vassals, to admit an Austrian governor and garrison. Magdeburg, Bremen, Hamburg, and Lubeck, were the only Imperial cities of note that still continued refractory BOOK X. While Charles.aboured, with such unwearied industry, to persuade or to force the protestants to adopt his regulations with respect to religion, the effects of his steadiness in the execution of his plan were rendered less considerable by his rupture with the pope, which daily increased. The firm resolution which the emperor seemed to have taken against restoring Placentia, together with his repeated encroachments on the ecclesiastical jurisdiction, not only by the regulations contained in the Interim, but by his attempt to re-assemble the council at Trent, exasperated Paul to the utmost, who, with the weakness incident to old age, grew more attached to ois family, and more jealous of his authority, as he advanced in years. Pushed on by these passions, he made new efforts to draw the French king into an alliance against the emperor: but finding that monarch, notwithstanding the hereditary enmity between him and Charles, and the jealousy 'Oi'hoa.Camli-a.nns t tlnral. Annal. Brabant. (!52. Mem. de RitKpr, U. S-. L'Evecque Mem. dc Card. Granvellc, i. 21. v Sicid. 474. 491. Mem de liibier, U a.-i. Mem. Ac Rlblor. f Sleld, 493. F. Paul, 881. Pallav. It 76. Tbuan lib. vL 815 IF. Paul, 881. their incessant importunity, he endeavoured to prevail on the landgrave to give up the bond which he had received...show more

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