Diet of Augsburg decrees endorses the Edict of Worms (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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The Diet of Augsburg votes to enforce the execution of the Edict of Worms of 1521, which outlaws Martin Luther and forbids anyone to support or protect him. It also votes to restore Church property, and to maintain episcopal jurisdiction.

Editors. "Diet of Augsburg decrees endorses the Edict of Worms". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[, accessed 28 April 2017.]

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

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