Erfurt Parliament is prorogued

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Historical Context Note


Frederick William IV of Prussia had summoned a meeting of the German Parliament to Erfurt in March, to form a new confederation in opposition to the threat posed by Austria. However, he now prorogues this parliamentary meeting.
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Citation:
Editors. "Erfurt Parliament is prorogued". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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