Editors. "Treaty of Mechlin between Maximilian, Henry VIII, Ferdinand and Pope Leo X". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, Henry VIII of England, Ferdinand I of Aragon and Pope Leo X sign the Treaty of Mechlin, forming an alliance for a joint invasion of France. As part of this treaty, the Netherlands are declared neutral.