Editors. "Rudolf II summons the Imperial Diet to Ratisbon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Rudolf II summons the Imperial Diet to Ratisbon (38 words)
Historical Context Note
Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II summons the Imperial Diet to Ratisbon, to vote funds to support renewed warfare against the Ottoman Turks. In this conflict, the Empire has the aid of an ally, Sigmund Bathory, Prince of Transylvania.15459 Rudolf II summons the Imperial Diet to Ratisbon 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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