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Ferdinandeische Hausordnung#

Ferdinandeische Hausordnung (Ferdinandian Division of Patrimonial Lands; and Vienna Testament): on February 25, 1554 Ferdinand I, together with his three sons, issued a proclamation on the division of his patrimonial lands. Maximilian II was to inherit the Archduchy of Austria both below and above the River Enns, Bohemia and Hungary, in addition to the title of Emperor and the highest position; Ferdinand II was to inherit Tirol and the fore-lands, and Karl II Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, Gorizia and Istria. Each was also permitted to carry the coats of arms, banners and title of all territories.