Protestants in the Vatelline are massacred (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
Catholic inhabitants of the Vatelline, a Swiss territory subject to the Grisons League, massacre their Protestant rulers. Aided by the support of Austrian and Spanish troops, they proclaim an independent republic.

Editors. "Protestants in the Vatelline are massacred". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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