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Defense by Elector John Frederick of Saxony and Landgrave Philip of Hesse against the charges of Emperor Charles V that they are rebellious vassals. The princes counter that the real reason for the the Pope's and Emperor's making war against them is their Evangelical faith.

Full title: Der Durchleuchtigst vnd Durchleüchtigen Hochgebornen Fürsten vnd Herren, Herrn Johans Friderichen, Hertzogen zu Sachssen ... Und herrn Philipsen, Landgrauen zü Hessen ... Bestendige vnd warhafftige verantwortung, auch im Rechten gegründete widderlegung : Warumb die vormeinte vrsachen ... zuvorleumen vnterstanden, Inn facto vnd inn der that nicht war ... Das auch derselbe genante Kayser ... als seiner Franckfordischen vorbriefften, vorsigelten vn[d] geschwornen Obligation ... vor Echtiger erkennen mögen, Das auch diesebe vormeinte Acht ... vnd solche alle sich inn die peen der Recht vnd des Landtfriden vorwircken theten. M.D. XLVI

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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558; Schmalkaldic War (1546-1547); Church history; Europe--Holy Roman Empire


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Bestendige vnd warhafftige verantwortung



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