Editors. "Confirmation that German King automatically becomes Holy Roman Emperor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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In the aftermath of Maximilian's Proclamation of Trent, Pope Julius II assents to its claims by confirming that the German King automatically becomes Holy Roman Emperor without needing to be crowned by the Pope.