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  1. King of the Romans

    King of the Romans was, since the days of Emperor Henry II, the title used by the German king following his election by the princes. The title was predominantly a claim to become Holy Roman Emperor, a title, which in contemporary views of the Middle Ages, also had a religious aspect and was dependent on the coronation by the Pope. The title originally referred to any elected king who had not yet been granted the Imperial Regalia and title of "Emperor" at the hands of the Pope; later it came to be used solely for the heir apparent to the Imperial throne between his election and his succession on the Emperor's death.

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  1. King of the Romans

    a title assumed by the Emperor Henry II., and afterwards conferred on the eldest son of the emperor of Germany.

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