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Emperor Charles V.

Edward Armstrong

Emperor Charles V.

by Edward Armstrong

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charles -- V, -- Holy Roman Emperor, -- 1500-1558.

  • Edition Notes

    In 2 vols.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13987539M

    Charles V, EMPEROR (CHARLES I, KING OF SPAIN), b. at Ghent, ; d. at Yuste, in Spain, ; was a descendant of the house of Hapsburg, and to this descent owed his sovereignty over so many lands that it was said of him that the sun never set on his s was the son of Philip, Duke of Burgundy, by Joanna, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella, and Burgundy was the first heritage to. Between and the king of Spain Charles V received this Prayer Book, a book that he used with great zeal considering the fact that the parchment is considerably Prayer Book of Emperor Charles V is decorated with 76 illuminations and it is further embellished with colorful initials and frames throughout the codex.. The master responsible of the illuminations embellished 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. BY WILLIAM ROBERTSON, D.D. IN THREE VOLUMES. VOL. III. LONDON: PRINTED FOR T. CADELL, STRAND;. The Emperor Charles V. [Martyn C Rady] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Holy Roman Emperor; Charles, Holy Roman Emperor: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Martyn C Rady. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:

    CHARLES V was born at Ghent on the twenty-fourth day of February, in the year one thousand five hundred. His father, Philip the Handsome, archduke of Austria, was the son of the emperor Maximilian, and of Mary the only child of Charles the Bold, the last prince of the house of Burgundy. The Older Prayer Book of Emperor Charles V is a livres d'heures that belongs to the last generation of this type of book and distinguishes itself in several ways. The artistry of the codex is a mix of elaborate artistry and subdued, simple decoration intended not to distract the faithful from the content of the : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt (ADEVA).


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