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Peasant War

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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evolt of the peasantry in the S. and W. of Germany against the oppression and cruelty of the nobles and clergy which broke out at different times from 1500 to 1525, and which, resulting in their defeat, rendered their lot harder than before. The cause of the Reformation, held answerable for the movement, suffered damage as well, but indeed the excesses of the insurgents were calculated to provoke the retribution that was meted out to them.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Peasant War'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​p/peasant-war.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
 
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