Spanish troops attack Ostia (24 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Encouraged by Pope Alexander VI, Spanish troops under Gonzalo de Cordoba take Ostia, a port outside Rome which had been held under French control.

Citation:
Editors. "Spanish troops attack Ostia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13969, accessed 02 December 2016.]