Pope Paul IV refuses to acknowledge Ferdinand I

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  • Editors

Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

Pope Paul IV, asserting his historic right to appoint the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, refuses to acknowledge Ferdinand I as Emperor.
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Editors. "Pope Paul IV refuses to acknowledge Ferdinand I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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