Rumours of a Catholic conspiracy alarm Philip of Hesse

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Historical Context Note


A meeting at Breslau between Catholic rulers Elector Joachim of Brandenburg, Duke George of Saxony and the Archduke Ferdinand stimulates rumours of a Catholic conspiracy. This is a particular cause for alarm for their Protestant antagonist Philip, Landgrave of Hesse.
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Citation:
Editors. "Rumours of a Catholic conspiracy alarm Philip of Hesse". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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