Historical series about Carlos V of Spain and The Netherlands, born in 1500 and died in 1558, who ruled the crowns of Castile, including the Kingdom of Navarra and Aragon, between 1516 and 1556, and was also Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 1520 to 1558. Carlos was the grandson of Fernando and Isabella and son of Felipe the Handsome and Juana I of Castile. A young man whose willpower, tenacity, and determination was to become the most powerful man in Europe, despite the hostility that surrounding him, as well as his many rivals.
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Network and producers planned to continue this series with one centered around Philip II, which together with Isabel
(2011), The Broken Crown
(2016) and this series would have chronicled the history of Spain (and to an extent Western Europe) from mid 15th Century to the end of 16th Century. However, ratings were not as strong as expected, and the Network put the project on hold. See more
Followed by The Broken Crown