Editors. "Charles V manipulates the Duke of Cleves". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Charles V manipulates the Duke of Cleves (45 words)
Historical Context Note
Holy Roman Emperor Charles V asserts his power over the Duke of Cleves, who is an ally of Francis I. He compels the Duke to yield the territories of Gelderland and Zutphen to the Netherlands, and to discontinue his alliances with France, Denmark and Sweden.14689 Charles V manipulates the Duke of Cleves 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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