Emperor Rudolf II is forced to cede Austria and Hungary to his brother

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Historical Context Note


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.
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Citation:
Editors. "Emperor Rudolf II is forced to cede Austria and Hungary to his brother". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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