Editors. "Alfonso II succeeds to the throne of Naples". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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On the death of his father Ferdinand I of Naples, Alfonso II succeeded to the throne. Facing the invasion of Charles VIII of France, Alfonso's reign only lasted a year before he abdicated in favour of his son Ferdinand.