League of Torgau: a union of Protestant states in the German Empire

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Historical Context Note


The Protestant League or Torgau is formed under Elector John of Saxony, Philip, Landgrave of Hesse, the princes of Brunswick-Luneburg, Anhalt and Mecklenberg and the city of Magdeburg. Martin Luther was present in the town and drafted the constitution of the League.

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Editors. "League of Torgau: a union of Protestant states in the German Empire". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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