Augustus, the Elector of Saxony, converts to Catholicism (22 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Augustus, Elector of Saxony, announces his conversion to Catholicism, in order to render himself eligible for the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

Citation:
Editors. "Augustus, the Elector of Saxony, converts to Catholicism". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16946, accessed 04 December 2016.]