Editors. "Schmalkaldic League plans a military campaign against Charles V". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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The Schmalkaldic League, comprised primarily of Protestant princes and rulers, holds conferences at Nordhausen (and at Frankfurt the following month), whose purpose is to plan a military campaign against Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. The League is joined by most of the principalities and cities of northern Germany.
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