Wolsey had tried war with France, they’d tried war by proxy, they’d tried peace. In 1518 the most remarkable of their plans – the Treaty of Universal peace where 20 states guaranteed the peace of Europe.
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Election of the Holy Roman Emperor in 1518
In 1518, Maximilian finally shuffled off the mortal coil, and the election of the holy Roman Emperor took pl;ace in a blizzard of bribes. There were 3 candidates – Henry VIII, Francis I and Charles V. Essentially it was Charles’s to lose, and he didn’t. The resulting Hapsburg Empire was truly bind moggling. Have a look.