Albert of Brandenburg is elected Archbishop of Mainz through bribery

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Historical Context Note

Albert of Brandenburg, who had been appointed Archbishop of Magdeburg in 1513, was elected Archbishop of Mainz with the aid of bribery.
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Editors. "Albert of Brandenburg is elected Archbishop of Mainz through bribery". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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