Ferdinand of Bohemia and Austria, rival claimant to the Hungarian
throne, defeats King John Zápolya of Hungary in a battle at Tokay,
and uses this victory to take over most of Hungary. In response,
Zápolya appeals to the Ottoman Turks for assistance.
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Editors. "Ferdinand of Bohemia defeats John Zápolya at Tokay". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14384, accessed 22 September 2018.]
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