Anabaptist leader John of Leiden crushes an attempted coup (28 words)

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In Münster, Anabaptist leader John of Leiden crushes an attempted coup to replace him led by Burgomaster Knipperdollinck. In the ensuing bloody struggle, many lives are lost.

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Editors. "Anabaptist leader John of Leiden crushes an attempted coup". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14532, accessed 19 September 2017.]


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

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