Militaris Congratulatio

This song was written in dedication to István Bocskai, he was a Hungarian and a Prince of Transylvania. He is noted for defending the interests of Hungarians when it was divided between the Hapsburgs and the Ottomans. With the support of Hungarian Nobles and the Turks he led an uprising against the Hapsburgs and invaded Royal Hungary, forcing the Holy Roman Emperor, Matthias of Austria to guarantee religious freedom of Protestants in both Royal Hungary and Transylvania.

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