Basically, because the prince (elector of saxony) feared that all the power the church had attained. So he began to question the authority of the church under the Catholic Emperor for example, why did all of the income from the taxes go to the church? why not Germany too? So nationalistic pride formed and the only way the prince could achieve this was to resist and defy the power of the Catholic Church. Thus, he protected Luther because his ideology was quite similar to his own and he defied the church too. Hope that makes sense!
His mother was Marie-Josèphe of Saxony, the daughter of Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Prince-Elector of Saxony and King of Poland.
Martin Luther was born at Eisleben in Saxony and this is where he schooled.
He was the elector of Saxony. In Wittenberg he founded ( the university where Martin Luther and Melanchthon taught. Frederick protected Luther from the pope and the emperor, and took him into custody after the Diet of Worms (1521), which put Luther under the imperial ban. Frederick, gradually inclined toward the doctrines of the Reformation.
Soon after leaving the Imperial Diet Luther was kidnapped by men acting on the orders of his protector, the Elector of Saxony. He was taken to the Wartburg - a castle - and disguised as a knight. He lived there until it was safe for him to emerge from hiding.
The Pope excommunicated Martin Luther in 1520. However, the Elector of Saxony declined to enforce the Bull of Excommunication, which Luther publicly burnt in the university at Wittenberg. In 1521 the Pope issued a further Bull against Luther and called upon the Emperor to enforce it. Instead, Charles called a Diet at Worms. Luther was called upon to recant, but adamantly refused.
Fredrick of Saxony. He kept Luther in the Castle at Wartburg.
The holy roman emperor, Charles V noob! You should make sure you know the facts before you call people noobs. Fredrick the Wise, Elector of Saxony protected him. Charles V tried to stop the Reformation.
The duke of saxony hid Martin Luther from the pope. He barely escaped excommunication from posting the 95 theses so he hid him.
The Duchy of Saxony (in today's Germany) where Martin Luther initiated the Reformation.
No, he was German, born to Hans Luder (or Ludher, later Luther) and his wife Margarethe (maiden name Lindemann) on 10 November 1483 in Eisleben, Saxony.
Martin Luther wrote the 95 Theses when he was teaching at the college in Wittenbery, Saxony in the Holy Roman Empire in the year 1517.
Lutheranism originated in Saxony, Germany and spread very rapidly.
He was appointed as a district vicar and made the official representative of the vicar-general.
Martin Luther, born 10 November 1483 in Eisleben, Saxony, died 18 February 1546 in Eisleben, Saxony), German priest, professor of theology and anti-semite
A sentence with elector in it is: "Do you have a sentence with the word elector in it?" George I, King of Great Britain, was also the Elector of Hannover.
elector is the common noun
Saxony = Sachsen
The capital of Saxony is Dresden.
Saxony has a continental climate.
The population of Saxony is 4,192,700.
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Saxony is part of Germany.
You become an elector once you get the right to vote.