Editors. "Pope Clement VII surrenders to the imperialists". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Pope Clement VII surrenders to the imperialists (45 words)
Historical Context Note
In Rome, Pope Clement VII is forced to surrender to the marauding imperialist troops. He agrees to pay an enormous ransom of 400 000 ducats if his life is spared, as well as ceding to the Holy Roman Empire the territories of Parma, Piacenza, Civitavecchia and Modena.14381 Pope Clement VII surrenders to the imperialists 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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