Editors. "Maximilian I takes the imperial title without being crowned". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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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.
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