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(Encyclopedia) League or Holy League, in French history, organization of Roman Catholics, aimed at the suppression of Protestantism and Protestant political influence in France.…

Catholic League

(Encyclopedia) Catholic League, in French history: see Holy League .

Muslim League

(Encyclopedia) Muslim League, political organization of India and Pakistan, founded 1906 as the All-India Muslim League by Aga Khan III. Its original purpose was to safeguard the…

Land League

(Encyclopedia) Land League: see Irish Land Question .

Schmalkaldic League

(Encyclopedia) Schmalkaldic League shmälkäl´dĭk [key], alliance formed in 1531 at Schmalkalden by Protestant princes and delegates of free cities. It was created in response to the…

League of Nations

(Encyclopedia) League of Nations, former international organization, established by the peace treaties that ended World War I. Like its successor, the United Nations , its purpose…

Swabian League

(Encyclopedia) Swabian League, association of Swabian cities and other powers in SW Germany for the protection of trade and for regional peace. The Swabian League of 1488–1534 is the…