See also:Leipzig, and obtained a responsible position under
See also:George, duke of Saxony, which he lost owing to his dishonesty . In 1528 he revealed to
See also:Philip, landgrave of Hesse, the details of a
See also:scheme agreed upon in
See also:Breslau by the archduke
See also:Ferdinand, afterwards the emperor Ferdinand I., and other influential princes, to conquer Hungary for Ferdinand and then to attack the reformers in Germany .
See also:Pack was sentto Hungary to concert joint
See also:measures with
See also:John Zapolya, the opponent of Ferdinand in that
See also:country; but John, elector of Saxony, advised that the associates of Ferdinand should be asked to explain their conduct, and Pack's revelations were discovered to be false, the copy of the treaty which he had shown to Philip proving to be a forgery . For some
See also:time Pack lived the
See also:life of a fugitive, finally reaching the
See also:Netherlands, where he was seized at the
See also:request of Duke George . Examined under torture he admitted the forgery, and the
See also:government of the Netherlands passed
See also:sentence of
See also:death, which was carried out on the 8th of
See also:February 1537 . This affair has given rise to an acute controversy as to whether Philip of Hesse was himself deceived by Pack, or was. his assistant in concocting the scheme . See W . Schomburgk, Die Packschen
See also:Handel (Leipzig, 1882) ; H . Schwarz, Landgraf Philipp von Hessen and die Packschen Handel (Leipzig, 1881) ; St Ehses, Geschichte der Packschen Handel (
See also:Freiburg, 1881) and Landgraf Philipp von Hessen and
See also:Otto von Pack (Freiburg, 1886) ; and L. von
See also:Ranke, Deutsche Geschichte
See also:im Zeitalter der Reformation (Leipzig, 1882) .
PACK (apparently from the root pak-, paq-, seen in ...
ASA PACKER (1805-1879)
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