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Carolus Invictissimus for ToT 2020-03-18

Scenario conversion for ToT

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  1. gapetit
    Jesús Muñoz Fernández's Carolus Invictissimus scenario for FW converted to Test of Time.

    In century XVI, Europe was a continuous fight between Middle Ages and the new ways openned by Renaissance humanism.

    Constantinople fell in 1453, and all the Byzantine Empire had been conquested by Ottoman troops, their armies played havoc with Christian kingdoms in Balkans. Spain and Portugal have consolidated their empires in the lands beyond the seas. France and England had overcame the Hundred Years War between the houses of York and Lancaster. Too, French had finished their fights against Burgundians. In Italy, important cultural and commercial crossroad, flourished the Reanissance Courts of Florence, Milan, Mantua and Ferrara, the Pope's Rome and the merchant's Venezia. Genius as Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Miguel Angel and Tiziano led the expression of a unsurpassable art. In Germany, Maximilian hadn't enough power to transform The Holy Roman Empire in something more that an institution little respected by the States which integrated it. And in The Low Countries, Maximilian's son Philip, ruled, the richest region was Flanders and Brabant. Bruges, Brussels, Atwerp and Ghent were the richest cities, centers of culture and commerce.

    Ghent, during the celebration of a great dancing in “House of Pince”, the archduchess Juana felt the first birth's pains. Juana was married with Philip of Austria, Gobernor of The Low Countries because he was the first son of Maximilian I and Mary of Burgundy. After some hours, at three o'clock at night of 25 of February in 1500, the daughter of The Catholic Monarchs gave birth to her second son, who had been the heir of the Crowns of Castile, Aragon, The House of Austria, Burgundy and The Holy Roman Empire, and the mainest member of the House of Habsburg.