The BEST episodes of Charles, King and Emperor

Every episode of Charles, King and Emperor ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Charles, King and Emperor!

As the life of Charles of Habsburg is told since his arrival to Spain, it can be seen how the heir to the crowns of Germany, Burgundy, the Netherlands, the Free County, Artois, Nevers and Rethel, of the territories of the Crown of Aragon and its related Italian territories, and of the territories of the Catholic Monarchs in Castile, North Africa and the Americas, matures as a statesman and gets stronger in face of menaces around him and good and bad advice from his counselors

Last Updated: 12/7/2022Network:TVE
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Father
star
8.00
8 votes

#1 - Father

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/25/2016

Charles V lives his last days in a monastery, sad and tired, accompanied by Francis Borgia. But life will still provide him with one last joy.

Directors: Oriol Ferrer
Watch Now:Amazon
The Empire on Auction
star
7.55
11 votes

#2 - The Empire on Auction

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/28/2015

Maximilian's death leaves the Empire throne vacant. Francis I and Henry VIII want it, but Margaret of Austria will be Charles' best ally in the race.

Directors: Oriol Ferrer
The Foreigner
star
7.39
18 votes

#3 - The Foreigner

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/7/2015

Castile's new King sets foot on his kingdom for the first time and he is not welcomed. He declared himself king when the titular Queen, his mother Joanna The Mad, still lives. And he intends to rule without speaking a word of Castilian.

Directors: Oriol Ferrer
Lazar
star
7.38
8 votes

#4 - Lazar

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/9/2015

Europe unites against the emperor. Meanwhile, Isabella is determined to prove herself more than a mere queen consort.

Directors: Oriol Ferrer
A Kingdom in Flames
star
7.33
9 votes

#5 - A Kingdom in Flames

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/5/2015

Charles is the new emperor, but his fight with Francis I is not over. Meanwhile Hernan Cortez and Moctezuma meet.

About Love and Death
star
7.29
7 votes

#6 - About Love and Death

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/23/2015

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The Hard Road to Victory
star
7.11
9 votes

#7 - The Hard Road to Victory

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/19/2015

Spain and France meet in the battlefield, resulting in an unexpected prisoner of war.

Directors: Oriol Ferrer
Wedding and Honeymoon
star
7.11
9 votes

#8 - Wedding and Honeymoon

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/2/2015

Caesar or Nothing
star
7.07
14 votes

#9 - Caesar or Nothing

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/21/2015

Germana telling Carlos that, yes, she is pregnant. Past the initial shock, Carlos actually seems quite happy about this -not so much his advisors, who want Germana out of the way. They want this so much that they send a letter to Carlos's aunt, Margarita, to do something about it. And her idea is to send Mercurino Gattinara over as Carlos's new chancellor, and let's be happy about this, because someone needed to teach Chièvres a lesson and it was about time.

The Demons
star
7.00
5 votes

#10 - The Demons

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/23/2015

Directors: Joan Noguera
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We Should All Be One
star
6.89
9 votes

#11 - We Should All Be One

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/16/2015

Charles is finally crowned Emperor by the Pope, but joy is quickly followed by tragedies.

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Imprisonment of a King
star
6.88
8 votes

#12 - Imprisonment of a King

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/26/2015

Rapine
star
6.83
18 votes

#13 - Rapine

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/14/2015

The King knows his Flemish advisers only look for their personal interests. Feeling lonely, he finds solace in Germaine's arms.

Heresy and War
star
6.78
9 votes

#14 - Heresy and War

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/12/2015

While Charles is away in Europe, Commoners rise in arms in Castile.

Educating Philip
star
6.78
9 votes

#15 - Educating Philip

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/11/2016

It's been years since Isabella's death. While Charles is away from Spain, going from battle to battle, Philip is already a grown man.

Directors: Oriol Ferrer
Succession
star
6.75
4 votes

#16 - Succession

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/18/2016

Both Charles and Francis are getting to the end of their lives.

Desire to Be Nobody
star
6.60
5 votes

#17 - Desire to Be Nobody

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/25/2016

Tired of ruling, Charles arranges the distribution of his many kingdoms among his heirs.

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