The Reformation And Anti-reformation In Bohemia (volume 1) by Christian Adolph Pescheck

The Reformation And Anti-reformation In Bohemia (volume 1)

byChristian Adolph Pescheck

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX/ PROPOSITIONS AND ARMAMENTS--DEFENCE--CONFEDERACY ELECTION OF FREDERIC, THE ELECTOR PALATINE THE CATHEDRAL SEIZED BY THE CAL VINISTS--BATTLE ON THE WHITE-HILL--ITS RESULTS--RECONSECRATION OF THE CATHEDRAL. Among many pamphlets which appeared in 1618, there is one with the title, "A sincere reflection upon the Bohemian troubles, by a true patriot, who means well to both parties," wherein the author earnestly recommends his imperial majesty to quell the uproar in Bohemia by kindness instead of arms. "No one," says he, "can as yet judge with certainty, because neither of the parties have been sufficiently heard, and his imperial majesty intends even, for that purpose, to appoint an inquisition. But suppose the sab utraque to be convicted rebels; I still think that nothing can be more injurious, and nothing more detrimental to his majesty's power, and that of the house of Austria, than to take up arms against the Bohemians." Among other things which the author touches upon are the appointment and coronation of Ferdinand II. at the time when the states were opposed to him. "It is a precarious foundation," said he, "to build upon, since it has often happened in Bohemia, Hungary, and other countries, that princes or sovereigns chosen and crowned as successors during the lifetime of the Vol. i. z reigning kings, were compelled to yield to others. Therefore, all occasion for suspicion ought to have been carefully avoided, that that which had lately been gained with so much trouble and anxiety should not be immediately endangered." He then advises the Emperor to appoint a commission of members of both religions; to dismiss his troops; to reconfirm and explain the charter; to sanction the banishment of the Jesuits; to appoint Evangelicals as well as Catho...

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Title:The Reformation And Anti-reformation In Bohemia (volume 1)Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217131107

ISBN - 13:9780217131100

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