Editors. "Tilly defeats Christian IV of Denmark at Lutter". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Count Tilly, commander of the Imperial forces, defeats Christian IV of Denmark at Lutter in the Harz mountains of central Germany. After this disaster, Christian abandons Brunswick, leaving northern Germany under the control of the Catholic League.