The French take Pavia and Genoa

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Historical Context Note

In their invading progress through Italy, the French take Pavia and Genoa. Naples, however, successfully resists, in part because Andrea Doria, erstwhile French commander, has defected to the service of the Holy Roman Empire.
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Editors. "The French take Pavia and Genoa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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