Archduke Ferdinand refuses to make any concessions to the Lutherans

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Historical Context Note

At the Second Diet of Speyer, the Archduke Ferdinand refuses to make any concessions to the Lutherans. As a result, those assembled vote to quash the Edict that had been carried at the previous Diet, of June 1526, and instead to enforce the 1521 Edict of Worms.
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Editors. "Archduke Ferdinand refuses to make any concessions to the Lutherans". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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