- a town in central Germany: a league to defend Protestantism formed here 1531.
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In 1550 he was appointed dean of the Collegiatstift in Schmalkalden.
Meanwhile some of the Lutherans, The league of Schmalkalden.
The unity and the power of the league of Schmalkalden Their defeats.
After his victory over the League of Schmalkalden, Charles perhaps had really a chance of making the imperial power a reality.
Barnim adopted the doctrines of Martin Luther, and joined the league of Schmalkalden, but took no part in the subsequent war.