Prussia made a Protestant state by Albert von Brandenburg

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Historical Context Note

Albert of Brandenburg, Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, surrenders the lands of his order to the King of Poland to form a secular, Protestant duchy of Brandenburg, with Albert as duke, under Polish suzerainty.

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Editors. "Prussia made a Protestant state by Albert von Brandenburg". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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