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'The Protestants' were mainly divided into two factions within the Empire: 'Lutheran' and 'Reformed' churches, the latter often subsumed as 'Calvinists'. This is really already spelled out within the treaty text itself, if you choose the correct one out of the two, in the same article 7, and should become more apparently clear if quoted with a bit more of ...


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The two key articles (Avalon transcription) are these [my emphasis]: XXVIII. That those of the Confession of Augsburg, and particularly the Inhabitants of Oppenheim, shall be put in possession again of their Churches, and Ecclesiastical Estates, as they were in the Year 1624. as also that all others of the said Confession of Augsburg, who shall demand it, ...


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