Maximilian I pronounces the ban of the Empire on the Elector Palatine's son

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Historical Context Note

Maximilian I pronounced the ban of the Holy Roman Empire on the Elector Palatine's son Rupurt for seizing Landshut. Rupert was married to the daughter of the late Duke George of Bavaria-Landshut had left the territory to his daughter, Rupert's wife, but this legacy contravened a succession agreement previously made between the duchies of Bavaria-Landshut and Bavaria-Munich. As a result, this issue prompted military campaigns in South Germany.
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Editors. "Maximilian I pronounces the ban of the Empire on the Elector Palatine's son". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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