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Charles V and the Challenge of the Reformation in the 1520s

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Charles V, already king of Spain and ruler of the Low Countries, combined the imperial title with a wider collection of lands than any ruler previously. He had visions of establishing a new world ... More


Radicals

Owen Chadwick

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269021
eISBN:
9780191600470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269021.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The German Peasants’ War of 1525 showed the link between religious and social questions, and seemed to justify the Catholic claim that Luther's teaching would lead to social disorder, and therefore ... More


The Memory of the Peasants’ War

Kat Hill

in Baptism, Brotherhood, and Belief in Reformation Germany: Anabaptism and Lutheranism, 1525–1585

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198733546
eISBN:
9780191797934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733546.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Central Germany was indelibly marked by the Peasants’ War, the wave of social unrest inspired by religious reforms that swept across Germany in the years 1524–5. Scholarship has drawn a strong causal ... More


The Birth of Capitalism in Global Perspective

Henry Heller

in Capitalisms: Towards a Global History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199499717
eISBN:
9780199099269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499717.003.0008
Subject:
History, Economic History

In contrast to the Anglo-centric view of Robert Brenner and the political Marxists, this chapter argues that rather than simply economic relations determining the development of early capitalism, the ... More


The Peace of Basel and Its Aftermath

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

It is doubtful whether the Peace of Basel (October 1499) constituted a watershed, let alone marking the supposed severance of the Swiss Confederation from the Holy Roman Empire. Nevertheless, there ... More


Hollow Law?: Royal Edicts against Lutheranism

Natalia Nowakowska

in King Sigismund of Poland and Martin Luther: The Reformation before Confessionalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198813453
eISBN:
9780191851346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813453.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

In the ‘core’ lands of the Polish Crown (korona), the chief instrument of King Sigismund’s Reformation policy was the anti-Lutheran edict. He issued eleven such edicts (1520–40), at a more prolific ... More


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