The Thirty Years’ War. Christine Power AP Euro. Setting the stage…. The Holy Roman Empire The quality of emperors varied. Some were strong and dynamic, others weak and ineffective The nobles grew powerful under the reign of the weak ruler Rudolf II (r. 1576-1612). Peace of Augsburg.
The Thirty Years’ War
Battle of White Mountain (1620)- Ferdinand is victorious
Bohemia becomes Catholic
Bavaria gains land