Spanish troops attack Ostia

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Historical Context Note

Encouraged by Pope Alexander VI, Spanish troops under Gonzalo de Cordoba take Ostia, a port outside Rome which had been held under French control.
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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 26 October 2014.]