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Francis I and Charles V sign the Peace of Madrid (83 words)
Historical Context Note
In the wake of the French defeat at the Battle of Pavia, Francis I of France and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V sign the Peace of Madrid. This treaty is designed for the utter humiliation of Francis, who is forced to give up the Duchy of Burgundy and his claims to Naples, Milan, Asti, Genoa, Flanders and Artois. He also promises not to give any aid to Navarre of Gelders, and he has to leave his two eldest sons in Spain as hostages.14357 Francis I and Charles V sign the Peace of Madrid 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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