Peace of Nuremberg

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Historical Context Note

This allowed freedom of worship to Protestant German Princes. The Turkish invasion forces Charles V to agree to the peace of Nuremberg with the German Protestants; the Edict of Augsburg is revoked and no one is to be molested for his religion until a general council should meet. The peace is to be kept secret from the Catholic powers.

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Editors. "Peace of Nuremberg". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=9996, accessed 31 July 2014.]


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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: Germany and Central Europe