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Second Diet of Speyer: 'Protestant' First Used to Describe Reformation Participants

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At the Second Diet of Speyer, the term "Protestant" is first used to describe participants of the Reformation.

The word is taken from the "Protestatio," a statement formally issued today by the Reformers that challenges the empire's handling of religion.

 

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