Charles V

(Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles I of Spain)

1500–1558

16th century Hapsburg Emperor who ruled Austria, the Netherlands, Spain and parts of Italy.

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Charles V and his Son Philip  in  The Romance of Spanish History  by  John S.C. Abbott
Charles the First  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
The Boy-Emperor  in  The Story of Liberty  by  Charles C. Coffin
Early Corsairs (continued)  in  Barbary Rovers  by  John Finnemore
Reformation  in  Germany: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Achievements of Charles V.  in  The Story of Old France  by  H. A. Guerber
Charles V of Germany  in  Famous Men of Modern Times  by  John H. Haaren
Spain Under the Hapsburgs  in  Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain  by  Charles F. Horne
Early Struggles  in  The Netherlands  by  Mary Macgregor
Abdication of Charles V.  in  The Netherlands  by  Mary Macgregor
Charles V  in  The History of Germany  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Reformation: Germany  in  The Story of Europe  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
King in Captivity  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris
Invasion of Africa  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris
Emperor Retired from Business  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris
King Incensed  in  Ferdinand Magellan  by  Frederick A. Ober
Charles I and Philip II  in  Spain: A History for Young Readers  by  Frederick A. Ober
Historic Scene  in  The Awakening of Europe  by  M. B. Synge


Image Links


Charles the Fifth and His Friends in Marble
 in A Child's History of Spain

Charles the First
 in A Child's History of Spain

Visit of Francis I. and Charles V. at St. Denis
 in The Story of Old France

Charles V at the siege of Metz
 in Famous Men of Modern Times

Charles V at Yuste
 in Famous Men of Modern Times

Entry of Charles V. into Antwerp, 1515
 in Greatest Nations - Netherlands

Charles V and Barbara Blomberg
 in Greatest Nations - Netherlands

The birth of Charles V.
 in Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain

Charles V in procession with the pope
 in Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain
Charles V. of Germany
Charles V. of Germany
 in Back Matter
Charles V.on his way to the Convent
Charles V.on his way to the Convent
 in Back Matter

They were to humbly implore the Emperor's forgiveness.
 in The Netherlands

The Emperor arrived, leaning on the shoulder of a tall, handsome lad
 in The Netherlands

Charles V. at Yuste
 in Historical Tales: Spanish

The Emperor Charles V
 in Historical Tales: Spanish

Francis I. Refusing the Demands of the Emperor
 in Historical Tales: Spanish

Charles V. Approaching Yuste
 in Historical Tales: Spanish

Charles V.
 in John and Sebastian Cabot

Charles V. and the Tory Prince.
 in  William of Orange