Catherine de' Medici pays Duke of Savoy to keep French garrisons

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Historical Context Note

Duke Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy allows the French to maintain garrisons at Pinerolo and Savigliano, on payment of 100,000 scudi from Queen Mother Catherine de' Medici. Turin is restored as the capital city of Savoy.
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Editors. "Catherine de' Medici pays Duke of Savoy to keep French garrisons". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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