Diet of Speyer meets (43 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

At a meeting of the Diet of Speyer, the German Lutheran princes concede to vote supplies to fund the Emperor's wars with France and Turkey. In return, Charles V is obliged to leave open the question of a national religious settlement in Germany.

Citation:
Editors. "Diet of Speyer meets". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14694, accessed 05 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: Germany and Central Europe