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Emperor Charles V was the first beneficiary, and victim, of his parents’ miserable marriage [referring to the famous ‘Hapsburg Chin’]. From Philip he inherited Austria, the Low Countries, the Holy Roman Empire, and a lower jaw so grossly extended that it was almost impossible for him to keep his mouth closed. Seeing his king for the first time, a stunned Spanish peasant reportedly shouted, “Your Majesty, shut your mouth, the flies of this country are very insolent.”


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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

Philip of Hapsburg

>[Emperor Charles V](https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/Elderly_Karl_V.jpg) was the first beneficiary, and victim, of his parents’ miserable marriage [**referring to the famous ‘Hapsburg Chin’**]. From [Philip](https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Juan_de_Flandes_004.jpg) he inherited Austria, the Low Countries, the Holy Roman Empire, and a lower jaw so grossly extended that it was almost impossible for him to keep his mouth closed. Seeing his king for the first time, a stunned Spanish peasant reportedly shouted, “Your Majesty, shut your mouth, the flies of this country are very insolent.” ___________________________ **Source:** [Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_V,_Holy_Roman_Emperor) [Philip of Hapsburg](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_I_of_Castile)

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