Reichsregiment fails

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Historical Context Note

At a meeting of the Diet of Nuremberg, the imperial cities and Duke George of Saxony attack the supreme court of the Reichsregiment, complaining that it extracts excessive financial levies. As a result, this attempted solution to political reorganisation in the empire, aimed at creating a united state, is proven to have failed, and it is eventually dissolved in 1531.
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Editors. "Reichsregiment fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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