Editors. "Protestants break up the Diet of Ratisbon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Protestants break up the Diet of Ratisbon (53 words)
Historical Context Note
A meeting of the Diet of Ratisbon collapses when Protestant representatives angrily deny the right of the Catholic majority to bind the minority. This protest comes in response to Maximilian of Bavaria's annexation the previous year of the predominantly Protestant imperial city of Donauwörth, on the orders of the imperial Aulic council.15651 Protestants break up the Diet of Ratisbon 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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