"Second Apologia of the Estates of the Kingdom of Bohemia Receiving the Body and Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ Under Both "

Shortly after the third Prague defenestration, on 23 May 1618, a defence of it was published in print. In it, the Estates stressed that the defenestration was not an act of rebellion against the monarch, but a punishment of his treasonous officials who had violated the Letter of Majesty, especially by having the Protestant churches in Broumov and Hrob closed and demolished. Although the apologia was also sent to Emperor Matthias, its purpose was to gain support abroad for the Estates' resistance. It was therefore published in Czech, German, Latin and Dutch.

Title: "Second Apologia of the Estates of the Kingdom of Bohemia Receiving the Body and Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ Under Both "
Date: 1618
Place of publication: Prague
Publisher: Jonata Bohutský z Hronic
Licence: Free license
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