Pope Paul IV refuses to acknowledge Ferdinand I (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

Pope Paul IV, asserting his historic right to appoint the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, refuses to acknowledge Ferdinand I as Emperor.

Citation:
Editors. "Pope Paul IV refuses to acknowledge Ferdinand I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14935, accessed 11 December 2016.]