Taranto surrenders to the Spanish after a siege

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Historical Context Note

Spanish commander Gonzalo de Cordovb forces the city of Taranto in Apulia to surrender after a siege. He sends Prince Ferrante of Naples to Spain as a prisoner.
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Editors. "Taranto surrenders to the Spanish after a siege". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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