RG Online

RG Online contains the source material of the Repertorium Germanicum and the Repertorium Poenitentiariae Germanicum.

Repertorium Germanicum: Dating back to a proposal by Ludwig Quidde, director of the Prussian Historical Institute from 1890 to 1892 and later winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Repertorium Germanicum comprises German incidences from all Vatican register series and Cameral holdings, from the Great Schism (1378) to the Reformation (1517). To date, material up until 1484 has been published. In the meanwhile, work has progressed until the  ...   


The Spanish Faction in the Imperial Court (1548–1659)

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The Spanish Kings were the elder relatives of the Holy Roman Emperors as well as the most powerful princes in early modern Europe. The tools they employed to influence imperial policy were far from the image of classical diplomacy. We propose a new model to understand the birth of diplomacy out of a state and institutional framework but as the extension of familiar ties in a courtly environment. Our clue is the "Spanish Faction", the  ...