Tag Archive: Holy Roman Empire

Anna, Duchess of Cleves by Heather Darise

Anna of Cleves book

Heather Darise explores the life of Anna, Duchess of Cleves, the fourth wife of Henry VIII in her new book titled Anna, Duchess of Cleves The King’s ‘Beloved Sister.’ The book takes a fresh look at Anna from the perspective of her upbringing in the Holy Roman Empire. Heather uses primary documents, including official marrage…

MAP#47: Charlemagne, The Father of Europe

Charlemagne The Father of Europe

January 2014 marks the 1,200th anniversary of the death of Charlemagne. He started his reign at the age of 26 as the King of the Franks. By the time of his death in 814 he was the Holy Roman Emperor and ruled the majority of continental Europe. Join us today as we examine the life…

The Benzie Area Historical Museum is hosting a series of lectures on medieval Christianity

The Benzie Area Historical Museum is currently hosting a series of lectures on medieval Christianity as part of the Benzonia Academy Lecture Series. Louis Yock, museum director, will be presenting the lectures, which started last week, the first of which focused on medieval Christianity and the Holy Roman Empire. According to Yock, the lecture took…