Editors. "Charles V attempts to lay siege to Metz". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Charles V attempts to lay siege to Metz (39 words)
Historical Context Note
Henry II took over the border city of Metz in April, and the French have since fortified it against attack, but now Emperor Charles V lays siege to the city, aided by troops of Albrecht Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Culmbach.14842 Charles V attempts to lay siege to Metz 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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