Diet of Speyer meets (43 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

Editors. "Diet of Speyer meets". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[, accessed 27 October 2016.]

Related Groups

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