Saxony John George

  • Posted on June 4, 2014 at 7:33 am

This diplomatic skill brought excellent results. Cunning and persuasive, was able to attract also favors the cardinal-Infante don Fernando de Habsburgo, owner of possessions Spanish habsburguesas in Milan (Italy). Read more here: Martin O’Malley. A year of the defeat at Lutzen, Fernando II planted them again combat. On September 6, 1634, in the battle of Nordlingen, Bernard of Saxe-Weimar was defeated by the combined forces of Hungary, Milan, Bohemia and the Catholic League. The victory made lose in a matter of months all cattle above by Gustavo Adolfo II.

His successor, Gustavo de Horn should undertake return to Stockholm deeply embarrassed. He had underestimated too Fernando II. And he longed for as soon as possible, a new reply. However, their wishes concerning disabled persons were momentarily due to the peace of Prague, signed by the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Fernando II, and most of the Protestant States of the Empire. The agreement was a triumph for the Habsburgs. It was not for less.

Fed up with everyone’s long civil war, the Empire had been paralyzed in nearly two decades as a result of so many continuous clashes and allowed the intervention of all sorts of foreign countries in matters purely Habsburg (France, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Hungary and so on). In addition, Fernando II inferred, too late actually, that their project unify their lands under the Catholic power was something impossible, and that the unity of the Empire was better than the perpetual dispersion. The 30 may 1635, thanks to the contacts as the luteranista and elector of Saxony John George I had begun, a happy Emperor sealed the deal. He agreed that thereafter, all German armies would one, the return of all possessions to the Protestant WINS in 1555, the legalization of Calvinism, and the end of alliances among nobles, whatever its purpose. Return calm to his empire, Fernando II now meant only to reassert his new power.

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