Examples of Elector in a sentence
At the session on April 16, 1792, deputies heard a report on negotiations with the Saxon Elector, and were informed that Russia had told its neighbors that it had not accepted the Constitution of May 3, and wished to keep the form of government guaranteed in 1775.
It was only on December 23, 1791, when, under the influence of Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski, who stayed in Dresden and tried to persuade the Saxon Elector to accept the Polish crown, the Diet agreed to make such a notification to the capital of Rus- sia.
Moreover, she would do everything possible to give Moldova to the Commonwealth, and she would accept the Elector of Saxony as a candidate to the Polish throne, if only he assured that he would not undermine peace with his neighbors.
The author quoted prince Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski’s statement of December 1791 “in the case of the Elector of Saxony’s refusal [to a crown – au- thor’s note], the wisest step of Poland will be to declare to the empress: keep the Constitution and we will agree to give the throne to your grandson”.
Value addition: Did you Know/ImageSachlisch Comfect or Saxon Sweetmeats for the Lion of the North.A 1631 broadside which circulated throughout Germany before the Battle of Breitenfeld, showing Johann Georg I Elector of Saxony, King Gustavus II Adolphus of Sweden, and the Imperialist Count Tilly, around a table with a series of bowls holding nuts in them (sweatmeats meaning "nuts,").