Both these propositions were, with some restrictions, secured.
To his translation (1530) of a Latin Chronicle and Description of Turkey, by a Transylvanian captive, which had been prefaced by Luther, he added an appendix holding up the Turks as in many respects an example to Christians, and presenting in lieu of the restrictions of Lutheran, Zwinglian and Anabaptist sects, the vision of an invisible spiritual church, universal in its scope.
It came, however, to be the practice to impose some restrictions, as on clerks twice married.
About the middle of the century restrictions upon the press began to disappear.
The position of the city grew in importance, but the citizens suffered from severe laws and from serious restrictions upon their liberties.