Lutherans constrain Archbishop Gebhard of Cologne, a Calvinist convert (36 words)

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Gebhard von Waldburg, Archbishop of Cologne, marries his mistress and converts to Calvinism. He attempts to retain his see, but both Lutherans and Catholics oppose this move. This leads to the Cologne War, which rages until 1588.

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Editors. "Lutherans constrain Archbishop Gebhard of Cologne, a Calvinist convert". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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