Kingdom of Hungary Late Medieval

Pope arranges peace
©Angus McBride
1442 May 1

Pope arranges peace

Hungary

Pope Eugenius IV, who had been an enthusiastic propagator of a new crusade against the Ottomans, sent his legate, Cardinal Giuliano Cesarini to Hungary. The Cardinal arrived in May 1442 tasked with mediating a peace treaty between King Vladislaus and Dowager Queen Elisabeth.


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