The Holy Roman Empire about 1618
“On the eve of the Thirty Years’ War, the Holy Roman Empire was politically and religiously fragmented, as revealed by this somewhat simplified map. Lutherans dominated the north and Catholics the south; Calvinists controlled the United Provinces and the Palatinate and were important in Switzerland and Brandenburg.” [book].
Donald Kagan et al. The Western Heritage Since 1300. (p. 410)
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