Editors. "Rhenish League established under Protectorate of French". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Rhenish League established under Protectorate of French (61 words)
Historical Context Note
The Rhenish League is established under the Protectorate of French, after Louis XIV fails to secure the election to Holy Roman Emperor. The League is made up of the King of France, the three spiritual Electors, Münster, Neuburg, Brunswick, Hesse-Cassel, Sweden and Bavaria. Its formation is a triumph of diplomacy for French statesman Hugues de Lionne, who masterminds the negotiations.16442 Rhenish League established under Protectorate of French 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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