Editors. "Maximilian asks German princes to aid him against the French in Italy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13940, accessed 19 June 2013.]
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian, anxious about the apparently unchecked advance of the French through Italy, appealed to the German princes at the Diet of Worms to support him against France.