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Frederick III

noun

  1. 1415–93, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1452–93; as Frederick IV, king of Germany 1440–93.
  2. the Wise, 1463–1525, elector of Saxony 1486–1525: protector of Martin Luther.


Frederick III

noun

  1. Frederick III14151493MGermanPOLITICS: hereditary ruler 1415–93, Holy Roman Emperor (1452–93) and, as Frederick IV, king of Germany (1440–93)
  2. Frederick III14631525MGermanPOLITICS: hereditary ruler called the Wise . 1463–1525, elector of Saxony (1486–1525). He protected Martin Luther in Wartburg Castle after the Diet of Worms (1521)


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Frederick III., the emperor, also appointed delegates to examine him; but all these expedients served only to confirm the truth.

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