France allies with the Turks to attack Charles V

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Historical Context Note

Francis I, reviving French claims to the sovereignty of Artois and Flanders in violation of the Treaty of Cambrai, summons Charles V before the Parlement of Paris, to do homage for those duchies, which the Emperor ignores. Francis secures an agreement with Suleiman I of Turkey for a joint attack on Charles V.

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Editors. "France allies with the Turks to attack Charles V". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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