French capture Bologna and expel the papal troops

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Historical Context Note

The French army under Gian Trivulzio captures Bologna and expels the papal troops. A statue of Pope Julius II by Michelangelo is hurled from its pedestal.
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Editors. "French capture Bologna and expel the papal troops". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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