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Statute in Favor of the Princes
Germany, Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
This law relinquished a number of important Royal rights to the secular princes. Among other things, they received the rights to mint coins and levy tolls in the German part of the Holy Roman Empire. In particular, however, Frederick granted them the right of approval over any legislation proposed in future by the Emperor.
"Statute in Favor of the Princes" (1231). All OER History Primary Sources. 50.