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Frederick5th Elector Palatine

Frederick, 5th Elector-Palatine (1596-1632), married Elizabeth, daughter of James I. of England, and was encouraged by him to accept the crown of Bohemia in 1619. He became head of the German Protestants, and the Thirty Years' War followed. He was driven out of Bohemia in a single winter, and put under the ban of the Empire, and the Palatinate went to Bavaria till the Peace of Westphalia.