The Emperor Charles V.

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Macmillan and Company, limited, 1902 - Germany
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Page 342 - STRAFFORD. By HD TRAILL. WARWICK, THE KING-MAKER. By CW OMAN. WELLINGTON. By GEORGE HOOPER.
Page 170 - ... Bourbon's troops through Italy; a single check must mean the invaders' annihilation. This very certainty gave the Imperialists desperate courage. Bourbon was shot as he scaled the walls, but after an hour's fight Rome was at the mercy of the wild horde (May 6, 1527). Clement barely escaped to Sant' Angelo; in the space of three credos more he would have been caught. Then followed the unutterable horrors of the sack of Rome. A month more, and Sant' Angelo capitulated ; the Pope was now the Emperor's...
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Page 343 - LIVES OF THE ARCHBISHOPS OF CANTERBURY. From St. Augustine to Juxon. By the Very Rev. WALTER FARQUHAR HOOK, DD, Dean of Chichester. Demy 8vo. The volumes sold separately as follows: — Vol. I., 15s.
Page 185 - He would have been more or less than human if he could have forgiven the outrages inflicted by the Emperor's troops.
Page 91 - ... houses. Meanwhile the magnates were themselves divided. The Constable insisted on rigorous repression, the Admiral on a generous compromise. Left by Charles without resources, many thought of making terms to save their lands and cattle. They were so jealous, wrote Adrian, that any noble would gladly lose an eye if it cost one to his rival. Yet they were more patient than their enemies. While the Constable collected troops, the Admiral detached the moderates ; the revolutionary party had broken...
Page 5 - Without Guelders and Utrecht, Holland and Zealand had an inadequate pastoral and agricultural hinterland. The great diocese of Liege, French in language and sympathy, yet politically connected with the Empire, separated, but for the narrow strip of the Burgundian lordship of Namur, Limburg and Luxemburg from the Flemish group. Lorraine interposed its substantial form between Franche Comtú and the Netherlands.
Page 69 - German race, the Austrian archdukes, and dukes of Burgundy, were until death the truest sons of the Catholic Church, defending and extending their belief to the glory of God, the propagation of the faith, the salvation of their souls. They have left behind them the holy Catholic rites that I should live and die therein, and so until now with God's aid I have lived, as becomes a Christian Emperor.
Page 58 - ... mind, Wolsey was willing to submit to almost any conditions the imperial ambassadors wished to impose. Upon their informing him that they had injunctions from Lady Margaret to adjust various points for their mutual understanding, until the arrival of their colleagues, Wolsey replied gaily, "Come, and you shall be welcome; ask, and you shall have ; speak openly and freely, and we shall say Amen to whatever you require.
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