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Ferdinand II

(1578–1637). Grandson of Ferdinand I (see Reformed Confessions, E 3). King of Boh. 1617–19, 1620–37; of Hung. 1621–37. Holy Roman emp. 1619–37; educ. by Jesuits to hate Protestantism; whole reign occupied in 1st part of Thirty* Years' War, beginning with persecution of Prots. 1617.

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