Editors. "The Duke of Albany takes Naples from Francis I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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The Duke of Albany takes Naples from Francis I (47 words)
Historical Context Note
The Duke of Albany, in service to France, takes over control of Naples from Francis I. However, this detaches the two wings of the French army, so when the remaining portion meets the Imperial forces at Pavia the following month, it was insufficient to prevent humiliating defeat.14344 The Duke of Albany takes Naples from Francis I 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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