Quaternion Eagle of the Holy Roman Empire

Illustration

Michael Griffith
by Jost de Negker
published on 22 March 2021
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Painted illustration of the quaternion eagle of the Holy Roman Empire, created by Jost de Negker in 1510 CE. It depicts the double-headed eagle crest of the Holy Roman Empire (adopted 1433 CE) with the banners of its towns. It became widely used within the Empire in coats of arms and in documents, among other things.

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Negker, J. d. (2021, March 22). Quaternion Eagle of the Holy Roman Empire. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13696/quaternion-eagle-of-the-holy-roman-empire/

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Negker, Jost de. "Quaternion Eagle of the Holy Roman Empire." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 22, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13696/quaternion-eagle-of-the-holy-roman-empire/.

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Negker, Jost de. "Quaternion Eagle of the Holy Roman Empire." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Mar 2021. Web. 14 Jun 2021.