Editors. "Peasants' revolt in Alsace". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Peasants' revolt in Alsace (47 words)
Historical Context Note
A peasants' revolt in Alsace, focused in Schlettstadt, demanded economic and religious concessions, notably the extermination of the Jews, whom they resented as usurers, the introductions of a Jubilee year in which all debts would be cancelled, reductions in clerical incomes and the abolition of auricular confession.13921 Peasants' revolt in Alsace 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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