His son, Charles IV became King of Bohemia in 1346. He founded Charles University in Prague, Central Europe's first university, two years later. His reign brought Bohemia to its peak both politically and in total area, resulting in his being the first King of Bohemia to also be elected as Holy Roman Emperor.
Mar 07, 2014 · His son, Charles IV became King of Bohemia in 1346. He founded Charles University in Prague, central Europe's first university, two years later. His reign brought Bohemia to its peak both politically and in total area, resulting in his being the first King of Bohemia to also be elected as Holy Roman Emperor.
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Bohemia - Czech Republic - had always had elected King, the Hapsburg Holy Roman Empire. When Rudolph died, the new Emperor Ferdinand expected to be elected - not easy-going, prosectued protestants - Bohemians were protestant therefore refused to elect Ferdinand, offering the crown to Frederick, Elector Palatine and he accepted
Rupert’s father was Frederick V, elector Palatine and king of Bohemia (as Frederick I); and his mother, Elizabeth Stuart, was a daughter of King James I of England. In 1620, two years after the outbreak of the Thirty Years’ War , the family was driven from Bohemia to the Dutch Republic , where Rupert grew up.
Louis XIII shared his mother's love of the lute, developed in her childhood in Florence. One of his first toys was a lute and his personal doctor, Jean Héroard, reports him playing it for his mother in 1604, at the age of three. In 1635, Louis XIII composed the music, wrote the libretto and designed the costumes for the "Ballet de la Merlaison ...
Jan 10, 2011 · He was a King. The parliament wanted to limit the monarch's power while he believed in absolutism [or absolute power] because of his belief that Kings had Divine Rights! In other words, he believed that kings were "chosen" by God, and they had been given this right to control.
Aug 08, 2016 · Since today is the anniversary of the wedding of Margaret Tudor, (older sister of Henry VIII) and King James IV of Scotland, I thought it would be appropriate to show how the Tudors and Stuart's ...
Is it easier to recognise Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, or Elizabeth Stuart (1596–1662) as the daughter of King James VI & I and wife of King Frederick? See, for example: Joan of England, Queen of Scotland , Joan of England, Queen of Sicily , Mary Tudor, Queen of France , etc. Surtsicna ( talk ) 09:12, 19 June 2012 (UTC)
Oct 06, 2020 · The son of James II, James Francis Edward Stuart, is known to history as the “Old Pretender.” He was first exiled to France, and then to Rome, where he died in 1766. He would have been heir to the three thrones, but was forcibly prevented from claiming them when he tried to do so in the Jacobite Uprising of 1715.