Maximilian I takes the imperial title without being crowned

(32 words)
  • Editors

Historical Context Note

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.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.

Editors. "Maximilian I takes the imperial title without being crowned". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[, accessed 25 September 2016.]