Blog – Emperor Charles V

December 6, 2018
Empeor Charles V's villa at Yuste

Yuste – the retirement of Emperor Charles V

Yuste. Emperor Charles V's place of retirement in Spain makes a fascinating visit.
September 11, 2019

Aachen – Relaxation and Coronations

Aachen, where the 'Kings of Germany' were crowned for over 500 years, is a great place to visit, for its history and for pleasant evenings in the bars and restaurants.
September 12, 2019
Rubens' portrait of Charles V, a copy of Titian's original.

Titian’s Paintings of Charles V

A painting of Emperor Charles V, a Rubens copy of a Titian original, will soon be on display at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.
October 4, 2019
Portrait of Andrea Doria

Andrea Doria and Genoa

In the 16th century the ruler of the historic city of Genoa, Andrea Doria, was an important ally of Emperor Charles V as well as being his naval commander.