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Poor Conrad
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1. General

Poor Conrad was the name adopted by a conspiratorial league (Bund) of rebellious peasants and members of the urban lower and middle classes in Württemberg in the 16th century; it was the vehicle for a resistance movement to which it also lent its name, which spread to extensive areas of the duchy in 1514 [4]. The movement also inspired imitation in nearby territories like the Margravate of Baden, but it was less important there [5. 185, 192–194]. The Poor Conrad movement was amon…

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Noller, Matthias, “Poor Conrad”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_030970>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20210107

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