Editors. "Lutheran deadline for conformity expires". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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The previous September, the Diet of Augsburg had ordered all Lutherans to conform by 15th April 1531. Although this date had now arrived without the desired result, Emperor Charles V still baulks at taking action against them.