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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 905 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BIBLIOCRAPHV.—Commentaries de Charles-quint, ed. by Baron Kervyn de Lettenhove (Brussels, 1862) ; Memoirs written by Charles in 1550, and treating somewhat fully of the years 1543–1548; W. Robertson, History of the Emperor Charles V. (latest ed., London, 1887), an English classic, which needs supplementing by later authorities; F. A. Mignet, Rivalite de Francois I et de Charles-quint (2 vols., Paris, 1875) ; E. Armstrong, The'Emperor Charles V. (2 vols., London, 1902), to which reference may be made for monographs and collections of documents bearing on the reign; H. Baumgarten, Geschichte Karla V. (3 vols., Stuttgart, 1885–1893), very full but extending only to 1539; G. de Leva, Scoria documentata di Carlo V. in sorrelazione all'Italia (5 vols., Venice, 1862–1894), a general history of the reign, though with special reference to its Italian aspects, and extending to 1552; article by L. P. Gachard in Biographie nationale, vol. iii., 1872, an excellent compressed account. The life of Charles V. at Yuste may be studied in L. P. Gachard's Retraite et mart de Charles-quint au monastere de Yuste (Brussels, 1854–1855), and in Sir W. Stirling-Maxwell's The Cloister Life of the Emperor Charles V. (London, 4 editions from 1852) ; also in W. H. Prescott's edition of Robertson's History (1857). (E. AR.)
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