Charles V escapes from Maurice across the Brenner Pass

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Historical Context Note

Maurice of Saxony attempts but fails to capture Charles V at Innsbruck, and the Emperor escapes across the Brenner Pass to take refuge in Villach in Carinthia.
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Editors. "Charles V escapes from Maurice across the Brenner Pass". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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