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  1. Charles III, as he was known, disembarked in his kingdom in 1705, and stayed there for six years, only being able to exercise his rule in Catalonia, until the death of his brother, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor; he returned to Vienna to assume the imperial crown.

  2. Charles VII (6 August 1697 – 20 January 1745) was the prince-elector of Bavaria from 1726 and Holy Roman Emperor from 24 January 1742 to his death. He was a member of the House of Wittelsbach, and his reign as Holy Roman Emperor thus marked the end of three centuries of uninterrupted Habsburg imperial rule although he was related to the Habsburgs by both blood and marriage.

  3. The office of Holy Roman Emperor is normally dated from the reign of the first elected Emperor Otto I, though the regnal numbers are dated from the reign of Charlemagne. Dates of reign are taken from date of election to date of death/abdication. However these are often misleading, as some emperors would have their preferred successors 'pre-elected', while other claimants would have to endure ...

  4. › topics › british-historyMary I - HISTORY

    Nov 09, 2009 · England’s first female monarch, Mary I (1516-1558) ruled for just five years. ... the king of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor. Charles broke off the engagement after three years but remained a ...

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