Editors. "Maurice of Saxony secedes from Charles V". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Maurice of Saxony casts away his loyalty to Emperor Charles V, and on 4th April seizes the city of Augsburg. He is one of several German princes to have signed an alliance with Henry II of France against the Emperor.
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