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  1. Maximilian II (July 13, 1527 – October 12, 1576), a member of the Austrian House of Habsburg, was Holy Roman Emperor from 1564 until his death. He was crowned King of Bohemia in Prague on May 14, 1562 and elected King of Germany (King of the Romans) on November 24, 1562. On September 8, 1563 he was crowned King of Hungary and Croatia in the ...

  2. Emperor Maximilian I of Habsburg, Grand Master of the Order of the Golden Fleece, was a particular patron of the order. It is believed that the Order of St. George by founded by Frederick III was connected to another previous order, the Austrian Dragon Society founded in 1409 in Ödenburg, which in turn was directly connected to the Order of ...

  3. Then his son, Henry VII ruled only one year and died, leaving the throne to Louis IV, son of Louis II and Matilda of Habsburg. Henry VII reigned for about 36 years and left 8 children. However, it was Charles IV, son of King John of Luxembourg and Queen Elisabeth of Bohemia, that succeeded and reigned from 1346 to 1378.

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    Dec 12, 2017 · Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) born at Hampton Court Palace in Midlesex, King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death in 1553. The last King of the Tudor dynasty Edward died at the age of 15 at Greenwich Palace on 6 July, from a suspected tumor of the lung. 40.

  5. Except for a period of thirteen years from 1801 – 1814 during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars, the House of Habsburg-Lorraine retained the Grand Duchy of Tuscany until Tuscany was annexed to the Kingdom of Sardinia in 1860, as a part of the unification of Italy.

  6. One of the most widespread forms of monarchy is the hereditary one. For most of Europe, there have been two systems in use (at least historically): male-preference primogeniture and agnatic primogeniture. This thread is going to focus on the former. In order to keep this post as brief as possible, I am going to assume that people reading this are already aware what this method of succession ...

  7. Mar 06, 2019 · Empress Matilda/Maude and Stephen of Blois, imagine the Butterflies if 'The Anarchy' never happened. Emperor Henry only had to die one year earlier, in 1124. Stephen married his own wife only in 1125 and if his Cousin would already be a widow he could easily marry her instead. Last edited: Mar 13, 2019. Mar 13, 2019.