Essays Tagged: "Holy Roman Emperor"

Panama Canal

d favoredroutes through Nicaragua and Darien. The 1 st for a canal through thePanama was started by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, Who in 1523ordered a survey of the isthmus. A working plan for the can ...

(3 pages) 103 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay discusses why William of Ockham can be considered as the initiator of the "modern way" of doing philosophy

ined in Avignon for four years. In 1328, he fled to the protection of Louis of Bavaria, who was the Holy Roman Emperor and an enemy of the pope. Ockham remained in Munich until his death (1347).It was ...

(7 pages) 69 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Vlad Tepes

onic Order of Knights - was a semimilitary and religious society, originally created in 1387 by the Holy Roman Emperor and his second wife, Barbara Cilli. The main goals of such a secret fraternal ord ...

(6 pages) 46 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Henry VIII and his contribution to the English Reformation

y wars in Europe, callously increased the authority of royal government, and even aspired to become Holy Roman Emperor in order to extend his jurisdiction. Henry's greatest accomplishment was by far t ... with his brother's widow was invalid. Despite his efforts, the fact that Catherine's nephew was the Holy Roman Emperor made his desires utterly impossible to reach. As result he sought out new methods ...

(6 pages) 71 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Thirty Years War

powers (France, Sweden, Denmark, England, the United Provinces) against the unity and power of the Holy Roman Empire as represented by the Hapsburgs, allied with the Catholic princes, and against the ... nobles in Bohemia, which was under Hapsburg domination, against the Catholic king Ferdinand (later Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II). It spread through Europe because of the constitutional frailty of ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Why did Henry VIII create the Church of England?

ble to give him anymore children. Henry also wanted to marry his lover, Anne Boleyn but her nephew, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V was strongly opposed and he was holding Pope Clement VIII prisoner so h ...

(2 pages) 31 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Byzantine Empire

true inheritor of the Caesars and the true defender of the faith against the Muslims. The so-called Holy Roman Emperor was nothing but an upstart--at best, he might be considered the western Augustus, ... Henry Hohenstaufen to the Norman princess Constance of Sicily, he knew that the whole weight of the Holy Roman Empire was now joined to the old Norman program of the conquest of Byzantium. And indeed, ...

(27 pages) 117 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Terms and People -

highly influential in European politics and earned them the criticism of Martin Luther.Charles V - Holy Roman emperor (1519-56), became emperor by providing funds with which the ambitious Habsburg co ... , a meadow by the Thames, and signed by King John in 1215 under pressure from his rebellious barons.Holy Roman Empire - Realm of varying extent in medieval and modern western and central Europe.Hapsbu ...

(6 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Summery of the History Channel Documentary of the French Revolution

Louis the sixteenth, marries Marie Antoinette the fourteen year old Austrian Princess, daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Empress Maria Theresa, to strengthen the France-Austria alliance. T ...

(2 pages) 42 2 3.7 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Control of the church during the middle ages

rd on everything that went on. The pope was the only person who could give people titles like “Holy roman emperor” like Charlemange. He had an army of churchmen that supervised his activitie ...

(2 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is an essay on Maria Theresa and her effects on the Enlightenment period.

t for her country.Maria Theresa was born on May 13, 1717 in Vienna. She was born to Charles VI, the Holy Roman Emperor. Charles died on October 20, 1740, leaving the throne to Maria. Her husband Franc ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Dante's Popes

h’s, a political party in support to the papacy, and were enemies with the Ghibellines and the Holy Roman Emperor. Dante and the Guelph’s were against the change of the Renaissance but were ... s event became widely known as the “Babylonian Captivity” because many found this to be unholy. These events all lead to the Great Schism, a major turning point in the time of the Catholic C ...

(7 pages) 17 1 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Was the English reformation the Kings reformation?

etitioned pope Clement VII for an annulment, but was refused, the pope was under the control of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V who was Katherine’s nephew. Henry’s answer was to break from ...

(6 pages) 38 1 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Time-line of England

ne Howard is executed1543: Henry VIII marries Catherine Parr; alliance between Henry and Charles V (Holy Roman Emperor) against Scotland and France1544: Henry VIII and Charles V invade France1547: Edw ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

European enlightenment

, in America, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. Enlightened oppressors such as Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II, Catherine II of Russia, and Frederick II of Prussia enforced the socia ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Reformation History

Holy Roman Empire ? Up until the early 19th century, this empire ruled in Europe. Any holiness attac ... ired in bad health to a monastery.6. Imperial Diet at Worms ? In Worms, Germany, this was opened by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. The diet took up the question of the unruly behavior of Martin Luther. ... , such actions further asserted the city's independence from both the Roman Catholic Church and the Holy Roman Empire. Other Swiss towns adopted similar reforms. In Geneva in 1536, where John Calvin h ...

(6 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ch1 History Text

n Luther's ideas differ from those expressed by the Catholic Church? Luther tried to live a holy life but he felt he would be doomed to eternal damnation. He saw that selling Gods forgiveness ... d that no one had the power to release a soul from purgatory. When Charles the fifth became the new Holy Roman Emperor, Charles made it a crime to feed or give Luther shelter.Why did Luther gain wides ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Phillip II of Spain

ric times. Philip was born in Valladolid on the 21st of May 1527 and was the only legitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, by his wife Isabella of Portugal. ( Philip II was ea ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Marie Antoinette - Opulence or Innocence

5 on November 15th. She was the youngest daughter of Maria Thérèse of Austria and the Holy Roman Emperor, Francis I, thus making her an Archduchess of Austria. Marie Antoinette was raise ... they were enemies even though they had no true grievances with each other, just opposite views. The Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI's death on October 20, 1740 led to the succession of Maria Thér ...

(8 pages) 17 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Witch Hunts: Betrayal by Peers. Witch hunting in early-modern Europe, the 15th-18th centuries, tales of prosecution and betrayal.

ring this time there was the Renaissance time period (1450-1600 CE), Charles V (r.1519-1556) as the Holy Roman Emperor, the belief that the religion of the ruler was the religion of the people, wars o ...

(8 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History