Spain completes conquest of Naples at the battle of Garigliano

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Historical Context Note

Spanish commander Gonzalo de Cordoba defeats a French army at the battle of Garigliano. This completes completing the Spanish conquest of Naples and confirms the Spanish as dominant in southern Italy.
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Editors. "Spain completes conquest of Naples at the battle of Garigliano". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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