Editors. "Treaty of Blois between Louis XII and Ferdinand I of Aragon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14103, accessed 25 January 2015.]
France and Spain sign the Treaty of Blois. By its terms, Ferdinand I of Aragon agrees to marry Navarre noblewoman Germaine de Foix. If this marriage produces an heir, then the crown of Spain will pass to this child rather than to Juana's husband Philip of Burgundy, with whose policies Ferdinand disagrees. The Treaty also addresses the ownership of Naples: Louis gives up his rights over the territory to Germaine, but if Ferdinand dies without issue, then France will recover those portions of the Neopolitan kingdom that were assigned to Spain by the 1500 Treaty of Granada.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.