Otto the Great

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Otto 1, Emperor: Grant of a Market at Bremen, 965
Otto 1 the Great was considered to be a ruler very similar to Charlemagne. He followed Charlemagne’s legacy of becoming a Roman emperor, he was crowned emperor by the Pope. He remained in control by appointing family members to duchies which brought their subjects under his authority. Otto forced the dukes to recognize his lordship and dominance over them. The places that he could not bring under his control, he conquered. Otto I made important reforms which resulted in the bringing together of the state and church. Following these reforms, Otto I brought a more centralized power to himself and strengthened his own right to rule.
For Adaldagus to establish a market in Bremen, it was very important to have the approval and support of Otto the Great. Successful approval by Otto Emperor Augustus came with several benefits. Otto would benefit by being in charge of the local operations and administering the commerce activities in that area. He would have local authority, rights and protection for himself and the local merchants in the name of Otto Emperor Augustus over the marketplace. This would also have included collecting fees and in general making him the locally appointed boss over the marketplace. Otto Emperor Augustus would also benefit by having an appointed leader in place in the market of Bremen to carry out his orders.
Additionally, this petition request and approval was accepted as the "religious right thing to do" and would bring blessings and rewards from God. Often people would try to buy their way into heaven by giving in to the Christian religion. Becoming a Christian meant eternal reward, which was to get into the afterlife. Otto’s power was strengthened through the close alliance between the church and the state and it improved the empire.…...

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