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The Diet of Augsburg meets in the presence of Charles V (47 words)
Historical Context Note
The Diet of Augsburg meets, attended by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, who is determined to extirpate heresy in his dominions. Martin Luther's protege Philip Melanchthon states the case for the refomer, since Luther himself is under the ban of the Empire and therefore unable to attend.14444 The Diet of Augsburg meets in the presence of Charles V 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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