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Knights' Revolt.

Uprising of knights in Ger. 1522–23 for religious, economic, and pol. reasons. Led by F. v. Sickingen* and U. v. Hutten,* the knights attacked the ecclesiastical princes and principalities, who, with the help of Philip* of Hesse and Elector Ludwig of The Palatinate, defeated the knights.

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