Protestants in the Imperial Diet are condemned

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Historical Context Note

Holy Roman Emperor turns Rudolf II turns against the Protestant princes, placing the ban of the Empire on members of the Protestant minority in the Diet who refuse to accept majority decisions. At the same time, Catholicism is re-introduced in Aachen by force.
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Citation:
Editors. "Protestants in the Imperial Diet are condemned". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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