Treaty of Friedewalde between German princes and France (61 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

German princes (including Maurice of Saxony, Albrecht of Brandenburg, the Landgrave William of Hesse, and Duke Johann Albrecht of Mecklenburg) sign the Treaty of Friedewalde with Henry II of France. By the terms of this agreement, Henry agrees to support the princes against Charles V, in return for which they will grant him the bishoprics of Metz, Toul, Verdun and Cambrai.

Citation:
Editors. "Treaty of Friedewalde between German princes and France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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