History Of The German People At The Close Of The Middle Ages (volume 8)

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byJohannes Janssen

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... contribute towards the maintenance of the Kammergericht and the Reichsregiment five times as much as he had formerly paid for the Kammergericht. With regard to his foreign affairs Charles, who appeared in person at the assembly on March 21, informed the notables that ' the honour, welfare, glory, and reputation of the Empire still depended on two principal points--namely, that the Imperial Majesty should receive the imperial crown at Home, and that restitution should be made of all that had been taken from the Empire in Italy. The Emperor on his part, he said, if only the Estates helped him according to their means, would stake life and fortune on the attempt. He offered to provide for this undertaking, at his own expense, 2,000 heavy horse, or more, and a considerable number of lighter horse; also 10,000 federal troops and 6,000 Spaniards. From the Estates he asked, for the space of one year, 20,000 cavalry and 4,000 infantry. A prompt decision was imperative, as every one knew how His Majesty's enemies were preparing for war.' For many hundred years there had been no such opportunity as now of helping the Empire to so great an extent; therefore no time must be lost. If the aid was volunteered he (Charles) would set out from Germany on a 'march of recuperation to Bome ;' if it was refused he would declare himself innocent before God and the world of having been wanting in will to come to the rescue of the Holy Empire. He would then be ' compelled to provide in some other way, either in war or in peace, for the affairs and business of the Empire, as far as might be necessary to His Majesty and his hereditary kingdom, lands, and subjects. At the same time he promised 'none the less in addition not only to establish and maintain peace, law, and order in the Holy E...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... contribute towards the maintenance of the Kammergericht and the Reichsregiment five times as much as he had formerly paid for the Kam...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217224717

ISBN - 13:9780217224710

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