Hungarian King decreed to be independent of Pope and Emperor

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Historical Context Note

Stephen Verboczy draws up 'decretum tripartitum juris'. This declares that henceforth the King of Hungary is to be independent of both the Pope and the Emperor. It also increases the powers of the nobility, and details the institution of serfdom.
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Editors. "Hungarian King decreed to be independent of Pope and Emperor". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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