A joint expedition from German states is made against Munster (49 words)

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Several German states rally together to assemble a joint military expedition against the city of M√ľnster, which is currently under the control of a radical Anabaptist government that has instituted a communal theocracy. Hessian troops lay siege to the city, finally forcing it to submit on 24th June.

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Editors. "A joint expedition from German states is made against Munster". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14540, accessed 21 June 2018.]


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

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