Erfurt Parliament is prorogued (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Erfurt Parliament is prorogued". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18237, accessed 11 December 2016.]