He was arrested and would have died on the scaffold if sympathisers had not rescued him.
Prominent among Southern sympathisers was Senator Jesse D.
It was not till the 25th of May that the edict against Luther was presented to a small number of members of the diet, after the elector of Saxony and many important members had left Worms. It threatened all Luther's sympathisers with extermination, and practically proclaimed an Albigensian war in Germany.
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