Letter of Majesty

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The Letter of Majesty (1609) was a 17th-century European document, reluctantly signed by the Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, granting religious tolerance to both Protestant and Catholic citizens living in the estates of Bohemia. The letter also created a Bohemian Protestant State Church, run by said estates. [1]


  1. ^ Wedgwood 2005, p. 71.


  • Wedgwood, C.V. (2005). The Thirty Years War. New York Review of Books.