The House of Habsburg abandons Transylvania to Stephen Bocskai

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Historical Context Note

The Austrian Habsburgs give up the territory of Transylvania to Stephen Bocskai, which now falls under Turkish suzerainty. In return, however, they cease paying tribute for the Habsburg part of Hungary.
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Editors. "The House of Habsburg abandons Transylvania to Stephen Bocskai". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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