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Travelling to Italy, he received the Lombard crown (1452) and, on March 19,
1452, became the last Holy Roman emperor to be crowned in Rome by a pope.
Frederick was, however, never able to pacify the eastern borders of his realm.
His Calvinism and his opposition to the Habsburg emperors made his electoral
position insecure, because the Peace of ... and Lutherans and Germany's
Protestant princes were unwilling to venture an attack on the Holy Roman
Henry V, Emperor 8:762 (b. Nov. 8, 1086, Utrecht, now in The Netherlands—d.
May 23, 1125, Utrecht), German king and Holy Roman emperor, the last of the
Salian dynasty, resolved the conflict begun under his father Henry IV with the
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