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1365 Deaths - Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
1365 Deaths - Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria (Paperback): Books Llc
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Chapters: Rudolf Iv, Duke of Austria. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 43. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Rudolf IV der Stifter (the Founder) (November 1, 1339 July 27, 1365) was a member of the House of Habsburg and Duke (self-proclaimed Archduke) of Austria from 1358 to 1365. Gave order to write the "Privilegium Maius" a fake document to empower the ruler of Austria. Born in Vienna, Rudolf was the eldest son of Albert II and Johanna von Pfirt. One of the third generation of Habsburg dukes in Austria, he was the first to be born in Austria. Therefore, he considered Austria his home, a sentiment that no doubt communicated itself to his subjects and contributed to his popularity. He was one of the most energetic and active rulers of Austria in the late Middle Ages, and it was said of him that as a young man he already had the air of a king. He was married to Katharine of Bohemia the daughter of Emperor Charles IV. Eager to compete with his father-in-law, who had made Prague a radiant center of culture, Rudolf desired to raise the importance of Vienna to a comparable or greater height. For more than a century, the Habsburg dukes had chafed at the Popes' failure to make Vienna the seat of its own diocese, a status that they considered appropriate for the seat of a duchy. The Bishops of Passau, the diocese that included Vienna, had excellent connections to the Pope, apparently dooming Vienna's prospects in this regard. Rudolf, however, resorted to something which could be considered imposture: He initiated the creation in the Cathedral of Saint Stephan (Stephansdom) of a Metropolitan Chapter (which, according to the name, should be assigned to a bishop), whose members wore red garments as cardinals do. The provost of the chapter received the title of Arch-Chancellor of Austria. The d...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=743182

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-35269-4
Barcode: 9781156352694
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LSN: 1-156-35269-X

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