Francis I of France conquers Savoy

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Historical Context Note

Francis I of France makes an aggressive invasion into Italy. He conquers Savoy, occupies Turin and by April completes the conquest of Piedmont, seeking to gain the duchy of Milan for his third son, Charles de Valois.
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Editors. "Francis I of France conquers Savoy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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