Editors. "Treaty of Blois signed between France and Burgundy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Treaty of Blois signed between France and Burgundy (95 words)
Historical Context Note
France and the Hapsburg rulers sign the Treaty of Blois. Louis XII thus arranges a dynastic alliance with Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and his son, Philip the Handsome of Burgundy. Louis arranges for his daughter Claude to marry Philip's son Charles (the future Emperor Charles V). In the event of Louis dying without a son, Charles and Claude are to succeed to Milan, Blois and Brittany. A secret part of the treaty allows Louis to retain Milan in return for a payment of 100,000 ducats. He also plans to attack Naples in concert with Maximilian.14095 Treaty of Blois signed between France and Burgundy 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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