Archduke Maximilian is defeated and imprisoned in Poland (52 words)

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Context

Archduke Maximilian, fighting to defend his election to the throne of Poland, is defeated by the Polish Grand Chancellor in Silesia and imprisoned by him. He has to be ransomed by his brother, Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II, who is forced to give up the territoriy of Zips (present-day Spiš) to Poland.

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Editors. "Archduke Maximilian is defeated and imprisoned in Poland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15369, accessed 27 June 2017.]

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