Maximilian I guarantees Hapsburg succession to Hungary and Bohemia

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Historical Context Note

Maximilian I arranges for his grandson, the Archduke Ferdinand (younger son of Philip of Burgundy), to marry an infant princess Anne of Hungary. This marriage would guarantee a the Handsome, which guarantees a Hapsburg succession to the thrones of Hungary and Bohemia.
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Editors. "Maximilian I guarantees Hapsburg succession to Hungary and Bohemia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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