Charles V


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Charles V

1500-1558.
Holy Roman emperor (1519-1558) and king of Spain as Charles I (1516-1556). He expanded Spain's territories in the New World and responded to the Protestant Reformation by summoning the Diet of Worms (1521) and the Council of Trent (1545-1563).

Charles V

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1. (Biography) known as Charles the Wise. 1337–80, king of France (1364–80) during the Hundred Years' War
2. (Biography) 1500–58, Holy Roman Emperor (1519–56), king of Burgundy and the Netherlands (1506–55), and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516–56): his reign saw the empire threatened by Francis I of France, the Turks, and the spread of Protestantism; abdicated
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Beginning with 1367, the city spreads to such an extent into the suburbs, that a new wall becomes necessary, particularly on the right bank; Charles V. builds it.
So Charles V.'s wall suffered the fate of that of Philip Augustus.
The culminating point of the Town wall (that of Charles V.) was at the gates of Saint-Denis and Saint-Martin, whose situation has not been changed.
The Town had six gates, built by Charles V.; beginning with the Tour de Billy they were: the Porte Saint-Antoine, the Porte du Temple, the Porte Saint-Martin, the Porte Saint-Denis, the Porte Montmartre, the Porte Saint-Honoré.
Beyond the Tournelles, as far as the wall of Charles V., spread out, with rich compartments of verdure and of flowers, a velvet carpet of cultivated land and royal parks, in the midst of which one recognized, by its labyrinth of trees and alleys, the famous Daedalus garden which Louis XI.
As we have just said, the quarter of the palace, of which we have just endeavored to give the reader some idea by indicating only the chief points, filled the angle which Charles V.'s wall made with the Seine on the east.
As the ships' cannons roared (in violation of Charles V's dictum), a make-shift chapel was put together with sails and branches, a large wooden cross was erected for everyone to see.
Systematically, I think in French when I talk to French people; as illustrated by Emperor Charles V's saying: " I learned Italian to speak to the Pope, Spanish to speak to my mother, English to speak to my aunt, German to speak to my friends, and French to speak to myself.
The earliest recorded mechanical clock was made by Henry de Wyck for the tower of French king Charles V's palace, in 1379.
Goodwin labels as "Gold" the former era of Charles V and Philip II and concentrates here on the imperial and fiscal history of the sixteenth century, envisioned as marking the emergence of the global Spanish monarchy and its rise to become, per the subtitle, the "Centre of the World." The second half of Spain examines what Goodwin styles an age of "Glitter," encompassing the reigns of Philip III, Philip IV, and half that of Charles II.
Charles V's chroniclers, along with those who explored the new world, made direct references to Ficino, and Philip II read Ficino's translations as part of his education and kept the only surviving fifteenth-century manuscript of a Castilian translation of the Pimander in his personal library.