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Archduke Maximilian is defeated and imprisoned in Poland (52 words)
Historical Context Note
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.15369 Archduke Maximilian is defeated and imprisoned in Poland 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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