Charles V attempts to lay siege to Metz

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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.
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Editors. "Charles V attempts to lay siege to Metz". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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