Editors. "Pope Paul III denounces Charles V's attitude to the Lutheran princes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Pope Paul III denounces the attitude that had been taken by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V at the Diety of Speyer in February, where he had effectively ended up granting concessions to the Lutheran princes by agreeing to leave open the question of a religious settlement for Germany.