Treaty of Vercelli between Charles VIII and Milan undermines Holy League (32 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Milan, which had been part of the Holy League of states opposed to the French invasion of Italy, capitulates when Ludovico Sforza signs the Treaty of Vercelli with Charles VIII of France.

Citation:
Editors. "Treaty of Vercelli between Charles VIII and Milan undermines Holy League". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13948, accessed 04 December 2016.]