After conducting a campaign in Poland which terminated unfortunately, he gave a ready response to the appeal for aid made by the Hungarians under Imre ThOkoly (q.v.) when they rose against Austria, his hope being to form out of the Habsburg dominions a Mussulman empire of the West, of which he should be the sultan.
Kdrnyei, Imre and others incline to the belief that it was Bela I.
The first and most famous of the malcontent leaders was Count Imre Tokoli (q.v.).
In Hungaria (Budapest, 1887); Diplomas of the Angevin Period, edited by Imre Nagy (Hung.