Editors. "Emperor Rudolf II is forced to cede Austria and Hungary to his brother". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15655, accessed 17 April 2014.]
The Habsburg Archdukes force Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to cede Austria, Hungary and Moravia to his brother Matthias and to promise him the succession to Bohemia.