med civ - April6,2010 FrederickII12151250 o StuporMundi o...

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April 6, 2010 Frederick II 1215-1250 o Stupor Mundi o Holy Roman Emperor o King of Germany, Burgundy, Sicily, Italy, Cyprus, and Jerusalem Background o Son of Henry VI (Holy Roman Emperor) and Constance, heiress of  Sicily o Frederick was a child when his father dies, and his mother placed him  under the protection of Innocent III Frederick II and Innocent III o Promises made by Frederick in order to gain the crown Abdicate as king of Sicily Sever Sicily from the Empire Lead a Crusade to the Holy Land o Innocent III officially crowned Frederick as King of Germany in 1215 o Pope Honorius III crowned him HRE in 1220 Frederick II:  the Antichrist? o Innocent died in 1216 o Frederick II broke all of his promises o Focused once again on subduing Italy o He became an enemy to the pope – some literally thought of him as the  antichrist Frederick II and Isabelle of Jerusalem o By 1225, he still had no fulfilled his crusading vow
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course MDST 201 taught by Professor Hamonic during the Fall '10 term at University of Tennessee.

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