Have you ever heard of the separation between church and state? In the middle ages this did not exist yet. The Pope was more powerful than the emperor.
It will happen To you. You're four years old. You can only just talk and you'll be crowned king. In history, this was quite common.
History is shaped by discoveries and reforms. But there is only one period that can be called the time of the explorers and reformers.
In the era of the golden age there was a displacement of power. The church had had the most power for a long time. Now the citizens were allowed to rule.
What would you do if you were the boss of the Netherlands? In history there have been many people who wanted absolute rule over the Netherlands.