Rift between Pope Julius II and Louis XII of France widens (40 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

Pope Julius II becomes increasingly concerned by the dominance of the French presence in Italy, and a rift develops between him and Louis XII of France. This leads to the Pope's desertion of the League of Cambrai the following year.

Citation:
Editors. "Rift between Pope Julius II and Louis XII of France widens". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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