Louis XII attacks Genoa with a Swiss army to restore order

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Historical Context Note

Louis XII attacks Genoa, with the aid of a Swiss army, to attempt to restore order after a popular revolt has overthrown the oligarchical Sforza government.
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Editors. "Louis XII attacks Genoa with a Swiss army to restore order". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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