Matthias Consolidates his rule

Matthias Consolidates his rule

Kingdom of Hungary Late Medieval

Matthias Consolidates his rule
Matthias Corvinus's rise to power ©Image Attribution forthcoming. Image belongs to the respective owner(s).
1464 Jan 1

Matthias Consolidates his rule


The young monarch in short time removed the powerful Ladislaus Garay from the office of palatine and his uncle, Michael Szilágyi, of the regency. Led by Garay, his opponents offered the crown to Frederick III, but Matthias defeated them and concluded a peace treaty with the emperor in 1464.

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