Episode 12 of the documentary series “Memories of Spain”. The descriptor that appears on the rtve a la carte website contains the following summary: Charles of Gaunt, son of Joan the Mad and Philip the Fair of Austria, comes to the throne of Spain. Thus Charles I of Spain and V of Germany (1500-1558) entered history. Charles was the grandson on his mother’s side of the Catholic Monarchs and on his father’s side of Maximilian, Emperor of Austria. When he arrived in Spain, the Communards confronted him in Castile. But Charles consolidated his power. He defeats Francis I of France at Pavia and the Turkish Suleiman the Magnificent. In his time Luther carries out the Protestant Reformation. When Charles dies, his son Philip II inherits a great empire. Shots from the TVE programme Los comuneros by José A. Páramo are used. It has the advice of Ricardo García Cárcel and its duration is 51:29 minutes
Project: 5. Power and powers in the history of Europe: oligarchies, political participation and democracy.
Scope: Primary Education, Secondary Education, Baccalaureate, University
Resource type: Video
Owner: Ramón Cózar Gutiérrez (Modernalia)
Copyright: © Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española
Abstract: Episode 12 of the documentary series Memory of Spain: Charles V, a monarch, an empire and a sword.