Maurice of Saxony secedes from Charles V

(40 words)
  • Editors

Short Note This is a short note

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.

Short notes under 150 words are freely available to all users, but to consult all other articles in the Literary Encyclopedia, you must be logged in as a subscriber. To read about subscribing click here.


Citation:
Editors. "Maurice of Saxony secedes from Charles V". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14832, accessed 20 April 2014.]