How Did Barbarossa's Attempts To Unite The Kingdoms Of Mongolia

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Emperor Frederick 1st (Barbarossa), was elected to the position of King of Germany at a time when the Kingdom was on the verge of Civil War over rightful inheritence, and the power of the Monarchy had been reduced to little more than that of a Duke or a Count; only holding power over the greaty deminished Crownlands. During his rule, he faced the monumental task of restoring the German Empire to its former glory and restablishing the power and authority of the Crown once again. Bararossa would come into conflict over his measures and would face several problems during his attempts to unite the Kingdoms of Germany and Italy and create for himself what would become known as the Holy Roman Empire. In his attempts to rule over the two great kingdoms, we can see how he needed to use different measures with each to ensure the cooperation of the governments and the peace of the Empire.…show more content…
Barbarossa 's approch to this problem, to enter into a collabaration with Henry the Lion allowed for both Houses to recognise the claims of Barbarossa over the Crown and of Henry over the duchy of Bavaria.[1] In Germany, Barbarossa recognised that, if he attempted to take power by force in the weakened state he was in politically, it would only result in universal rebellion. His decision to recognise the titles and land that nobles had claimed for themselves as legitimate, was one that, although it cost him nothing, as the land was no longer under his control, it gained him much in the rights of a Lord over a Vassal. This realistic feudal policy would ensure that his Kingdom in Germany would continue to develop and grow stronger in strength and power within Europe, but would also ensure loyalty among his Vassals, something which would allow him to pursure his polity of control in
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