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1) Muhlberg. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mühlberg, (mul´berkh) (KEY) , town, Saxony, E central Germany, on the Elbe River. In 1547, Emperor Charles V defeated the Schmalkaldic League there and captured Elector...

2) Saxe-Weimar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The area passed in the division of 1485 to the Ernestine branch of the Wettin dynasty and remained with that branch after the redivision of the Wettin lands in 1547,...

3) John Frederick I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John Frederick I, 1503-54, elector (1532-47) and duke (1547-54) of Saxony; last elector of the Ernestine branch of the house of Wettin. Like his father, John the...

4) Schmalkaldic League. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Schmalkalden by Protestant princes and delegates of free cities. It was created in response to the threat (1530) by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V to stamp out Lutheranism....

5) Maurice, duke and elector of Saxony. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Albertine branch of the ruling house of Saxony, he became duke of Albertine Saxony during the Protestant Reformation. Although a Protestant, he was more swayed by...

6) Philip of Hesse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Philip of Hesse, (hes) (KEY) , 1504-67, German nobleman, landgrave of Hesse (1509-67), champion of the Reformation. He is also called Philip the Magnanimous. Declared...

7) Wittenberg. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Manufactures include chemicals and fertilizer. First mentioned in the late 12th cent., Wittenberg was (1273-1422) the seat of the Ascanian dukes of Saxe-Wittenberg...

8) Titian. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Venetian painter, whose name was Tiziano Vecellio, b. Pieve di Cadore in the Dolomites. Of the very first rank among the artists of the Renaissance, Titian had an...

9) Charles V, Holy Roman emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Charles V, Holy Roman emperor, 1500-1558, Holy Roman emperor (1519-58) and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516-56); son of Philip I and Joanna of Castile, grandson...

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