The Emperor Ferdinand II declares Wallenstein a traitor

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Historical Context Note

Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II secretly removes Wallenstein from his position as commander of the imperial forces for a second time, and declares him a traitor. The Emperor nominates his son Ferdinand to be Supreme Commander of Imperial Forces, but the real decision-making power passes to Matthias Galla, Count of Campo.
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Editors. "The Emperor Ferdinand II declares Wallenstein a traitor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. Thirty Years War