Editors. "Duke William V of Bavaria forced to share government with his son Maximilian". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Duke William V of Bavaria succumbs to illness, and is forced to hand over a share of his governmental responsibilities to his son Maximilian. He eventually resigns fully in 1598.