Catholics obtain a majority in the Empire's Electoral College

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Historical Context Note

The Imperial College of Electors becomes majority Catholic, as a result of the granting of the Upper Palatinate to Maximilian Duke of Bavaria. The Elector of Saxony takes over control of the region of Lusatia.
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Editors. "Catholics obtain a majority in the Empire's Electoral College". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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