||The Golden Bull (1356)
This first great act of the law of the late medieval Empire was issued in 1356 by Emperor Charles IV (1316-78), King of the Romans since 1346 and King of Bohemia since 1347. It remained in force....
||Royal Coronation of Maximilian I (April 9, 1486)
In 1486, Archduke Maximilian, the only son of Emperor Frederick III (r. 1440-93), was elected king of the Romans and his father’s successor as emperor. He was crowned king in Frankfurt am Main in....
||Imperial Reform (1495)
The first phase of the Imperial Reform under Maximilian I began with the legislation enacted on....