For his services to Prussia he received as a present the forest of Schmalkalden.
In 1550 he was appointed dean of the Collegiatstift in Schmalkalden.
The first of these countries even became a member of the Schmalkalden League, in 1538.
Meanwhile some of the Lutherans, The league of Schmalkalden.
Other cities and smaller principalities joined the League of Schmalkalden, the power of which increased from year to year.
The unity and the power of the league of Schmalkalden Their defeats.
Barnim adopted the doctrines of Martin Luther, and joined the league of Schmalkalden, but took no part in the subsequent war.
After his victory over the League of Schmalkalden, Charles perhaps had really a chance of making the imperial power a reality.
In 1532 Bremen joined the league of Schmalkalden, and twice endured a siege by the imperial forces.