Editors. "Charles VIII faces the Holy League at Battle of Fornovo". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Charles VIII faces the Holy League at Battle of Fornovo (61 words)
Historical Context Note
The Battle of Fornovo, near Parma, was fought between Charles VIII of France and the forces of the Holy League that had been formed by the Pope, Aragon (and Sicily), Milan, Venice and the Emperor to counteract French aggression. Although the French did best out of the fighting, it was of little use, since they then left Italy having gained nothing.13944 Charles VIII faces the Holy League at Battle of Fornovo 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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