Editors. "Charles VIII is crowned King of Naples". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Charles VIII of France was crowned King of Naples. Almost immediately, however, he was alerted to the gathering of an army by the League of Venice in northern Italy, so on 20 May Charles, not wishing to be trapped in the Neapolitan territories, retreated northwards to Lombardy.
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