Editors. "Charles V resigns the Holy Roman Empire to his brother". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Charles V, wearied from juggling responsibility for his many dominions for over thirty-five years, resigns the Holy Roman Empire to his brother, Ferdinand I, who rules until his death in 1564.
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