Friday, April 13, 2007


Cardinal Dobry of Coronet did not remain inactive, as part of the Catholic counter-reformation Cardinal Dobry mustered the Duchy arms in support of futher military actions first in Courland, in 1633.

Later, in 1641, these forces were marched across former lands of the Teutonic Order, with many Bishoprics laying claim to the treasures and obtaining oaths from the local nobility.

The destination of the Ducal army was garrisons in Pomerania, in support of the Imperial Circle of Lower Saxony in keeping out the influences of the Reformation and Christian of Denmark.

Though the Ducal officers did execute their required duties there was much to question of the Cardinal and the lack of a call for a szlachta Diet ...

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