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.
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Editors. "Charles VIII faces the Holy League at Battle of Fornovo". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13944, accessed 24 June 2017.]