Editors. "Philip of Hesse plans alliance against League of Dessau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Philip, Landgrave of Hesse and a Protestant convert, retaliates against the Catholic League of Dessau by proposing a defensive alliance with the Elector John of Saxony. This is concluded the following February.