Editors. "Defensive anti-Catholic alliance of Weimar formed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Protestant rulers, Philip Landgrave of Hesse and the Elector John of Saxony, form a defensive alliance of Weimar and mobilise troops in preparation to withstand a Catholic attack.