What special factors made Protestantism attractive to some of the Princes?

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  • Created on: 19-04-15 10:41
  • The Princes were independant in outlook and wished to increase their control over their states. A reformation led and organised by them gave them control over the church.They no longer had to share authority with the Pope or bishops. They could dispose of monastery lands, using the money to set up charitabe foundations, universities and for the upkeep of the church.
  • Luther made it clear that he favoured co-operation with the princes. He wanted an orderly reformation led by them…


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