Pope Gregory XIII deposes Archbishop Gebhard of Cologne (40 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

Archbishop Gebhard of Cologne, who has converted to Calvinism but is trying to retain his position and establish parity for Catholics and Calvinists in the diocese, is deposed by Pope Gregory XIII, who appoints Ernest of Bavaria as his successor.

Citation:
Editors. "Pope Gregory XIII deposes Archbishop Gebhard of Cologne". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15284, accessed 11 December 2016.]