Editors. "Ottavio Farnese of Parma seeks French help against Milan". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14814, accessed 20 June 2013.]
The Duke of Parma, Ottavio Farnese, recently restored to his duchy, asks Henry II of France for help in facing the opposition of Ferrante di Gonzaga of Milan.