Charlemagne: Although many consider him to be the Founder of the Holy Roman Empire, it was Otto the 1ST in 962.HOWEVER, it's traditionally considered the founder of the feudal system & was a legend in his own lifetime,
Charles V was the Holy Roman Emperor from 1519-1556 and the most powerful ruler in the 16th century. He reigned over the Low Countries, Spain, Spain's Italian and New World dominions, and the Austrian Habsburg lands. In 1521, Martin Luther appeared before the emperor during the Imperial Diet of Worms,one the most important events of the 16th century, where Luther defended his faith. -L.O.
Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire. The Imperial Crown 2nd half of the 10th century The cross is an addition from the early 11th century; the arch dates from the reign of Emperor Conrad II (ruled 1024-1039); the red velvet cap is from the 18th century. Gold, cloisonné enamel, precious stones, pearls Brow plate