The Empire of Charles V
“Dynastic marriages and simple chance concentrated into Charles’s hands rule over the lands shown here, plus Spain’s overseas possessions. Crowns and titles rained down on him; his election in 1519 as emperor gave him new distractions and responsibilities.” [book].
Donald Kagan et al. The Western Heritage Since 1300. (p. 359)
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