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Were the Swedish holdings in northern Germany accepting or resentful of their overlord after the Peace of Westphalia?

It is my understanding that during the 30 Years' War (especially when they first joined), Sweden was seen as liberators and champions of the Protestant cause. Did this favorable view persist in the ...
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Where can I find a speech of a priest to encourage people against invasion?

Where can I find an example speech of a Catholic priest to encourage the common people in order to defense their city against the invaders -mainly for the Thirty Years War era? Thanks!
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How did the Swedish soldiers pray during the Thirty Years' War? [closed]

During the Thirty Years' War, how did the Swedish soldiers (for instance, the pike-men) pray to get mentally relaxed or to feel more powerful or to get prepared before a battle? Which prayers did ...
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Religion in European international politics after the Peace of Westphalia?

Thirty Years' War started out as a war of religion, and then almost all European entities got involved in it. It was concluded by the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, which led to a great deal of changes ...
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Long time to reach news in Thirty Years' War

The Thirty Years' War broke out with the Bohemian Revolt in May 1618. Spain was being ruled by Habsburgs, and it was involved in the politics of HRE. Once the news of the revolt reached Spain, they ...