Chapter Ten: HRI
As we start our journey from 1496 to 1503 we start of with, you guessed it, another surprise. This time we have taken control over the Holy See and become a Papal Controller... Only thing that was good about it was that I now can break RM without penalty
Nothing interesting there really, the first thing of a little importance is our second HRI war that breaks out in October 1496 against Styria. The war is won a little later as it is a massive difference in troops.
We live the next to years peacefully, only abrupted by "Military Thinkers" event that makes Land tech 2.5% cheaper...
And then, we end up fighting our third HRI war in 1499 against Aquileia and their 2000 men.. The reason is that they have eaten Styria... Lets set 'em free...
The same year the war ends and Styria is once again a HRE country...
We had a mission "Subjugate Baden", the CB on that mission was coming dangerously close to the end. However I did see what the Holy See was good for as I know could break a Royal Marriage without any penalty. Bohemia also joined in.
We decided to kick Bohemian ass first, the result was this:
Then it was Badens turn..
Mission Success! Now, our new mission is to annex Cologne. I am unsure if I'm gonna do that or not.
As the HRE we are dragged into another war against Guyenne, as usual I end up being the leader of our side and I more or less sit on the sidelines while my allies do the fighting.
Fine, I did do a little..
Protestantism has reached our country, now what to do ?
Guyenne gives up close to the end of 1503 with this: