Maximilian I takes the imperial title without being crowned (32 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Maximilian I issues Proclamation of Trent, assuming the imperial title without being crowned by the Pope. In effect, this asserts the independence of the German nation from the sovereignty of the papacy.

Citation:
Editors. "Maximilian I takes the imperial title without being crowned". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14130, accessed 09 December 2016.]