By the time of Frederick’s death in 1250, there was little centralized power in Germany. The Great Interregnum (1256-73), a period of anarchy in which there was no emperor and German princes vied for individual advantage, followed the death of Frederick’s son Conrad IV in 1254.
If he accepted it would mean a united Germany at last, but it might also mean war with Austria. King Frederick William refused the title. He must have, he said, the free consent of all the German Princes before he accepted the honour. Frederick William IV was a dreamer, his head was full of vague fancies and dreams of splendour.
1254 - Conrad IV of Germany (b. 1228) 1471 – King Henry VI of England (b. 1421) 1481 – King Christian I of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (b. 1426) 1512 - Pandolfo Petrucci, Italian ruler (b. 1452) 1542 – Hernando de Soto, Spanish explorer and conquistador (b. c. 1496) 1639 - Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian (b. 1568)
Sep 09, 2020 · Germany, country of north-central Europe. Although Germany existed as a loose polity of Germanic-speaking peoples for millennia, a united German nation in roughly its present form dates only to 1871. Modern Germany is a liberal democracy that has become ever more integrated with and central to a united Europe.
Mar 31, 2012 · Divided red and white with the arms. There is also a banner [hanging flag] version. Source: Debus 1988 . Stefan Schwoon, 2 March 2001. From Ralf Hartemink's International Civic Arms website: The arms were granted in 1845 by King Ludwig of Bavaria. The arms show the stylised western part of the local cathedral, where the graves of four medieval ...
Jul 22, 2020 · PDF. This partisan, and indeed polemical, history of the conflict between Henry IV of Germany and the Saxon rebels is a strictly contemporary work, believed to have been written in or about the year 1082. (1082; English translation) The Narrative of the Old Persecutions - Mainz Anonymous
Germany (German: Deutschland), officially the German Reich (German: Deutsches Reich), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe consisting of 17 constituent states, which retain limited sovereignty. Its capital city and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 474,690 sq km (183,286 sq mi) and has a largely ...
The aspect of France favourable for a new Crusade —- A Crusade necessary in consequence of the loss of Edessa —- Character of St. Bernard —- Crusade embraced by Louis VIL, king of France, and the emperor Conrad III. of Germany —- Their military array —- March of the Germans —- Conrad passes into Asia, disregarding the Byzantine ...
Crusader Genoa, 1139-1339 AD. bronze denaro struck under Conrad III. 16-18 mm. coin. (VF) Rare specimen. Original light -green patina. Not cleaned, exactly as pictured. Authenticity guaranteed. Conrad
Apr 8, 2017 - This board is a collection of Medieval queen consorts and regnant, that lived between the 11th and 15th centuries. For some kingdoms, I started around the beginning 12th century, because information on earlier queens was hard to find.