Editors. "Charles VIII is crowned King of Naples". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Charles VIII is crowned King of Naples (46 words)
Historical Context Note
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.13941 Charles VIII is crowned King of Naples 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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