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Granvelle
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1. Nicolas Perrenot de

(1484/85, Ornans, France – Aug 27, 1550, Augsburg) was a Burgundian official in the service of the Habsburgs, initially at the court of Besançon. After receiving the Dr.iur., Granvelle became chief councilor of the Franche-Comté in 1518. Charles V named him chief minister in 1524. After the death of his protector, Mercurino Arborio di Gattarina, Granvelle succeeded him as minister for the northern regions of the Empire in 1530. The emperor's great confidence in Gra…

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Schneider, Bernd Christian and Dingel, Irene, “Granvelle”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_08986>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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