Borromean League of Seven Swiss Catholic Cantons is formed (49 words)

Historical Context Note

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Colonel Ludwig Pfyffer forms the Borromean League of the Seven Swiss Catholic Cantons, which is also known as the Golden League. This almost leads to a split in the Swiss Confederation on religious lines, especially when the League makes an alliance with Philip II of Spain the following year.

Editors. "Borromean League of Seven Swiss Catholic Cantons is formed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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