The Evil Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor

Breif Bio

King Charles V came from two well known ambitious rulers. Joanna, who ruled over north and South America, Italy, and Spain. His father Phillip was the duke of burgundy and from him Charles inherited the German lands that his grandfather claimed before him.

Absolute Rule

When a person or government that has complete control over a country or region

Cons of King Charles V

The Habsburg Threat

This was a system that the Habsburg brothers (King Charles V and his brothers) created.

It threatened national independence, France was threatened especially because they were surrounded by the system, and England was worried for their safety because they were not making headway into to continent. It did not improve Europe.