Maximilian of Bavaria occupies the imperial city of Donauwörth

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Historical Context Note

Maximilian, Duke and Elector of Bavaria, occupies the imperial city of Donauwörth. A staunch Catholic who had been educated by the Jesuits, he places the ban of the Empire on this predominantly Protestant city in punishment for the disruption of a Catholic process by a popular mob.
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Editors. "Maximilian of Bavaria occupies the imperial city of Donauwörth". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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