On the death of the Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, his
father-in-law Charles Emmanuel, Duke of Savoy, attempts to occupy
his Montferrat lands and invades Lombardy with the support of
Venice. However, the Savoyards are defeated by the Spanish Viceroy,
the Marquis of Hinojosa, and France forces the Duke of Savoy to
sign the Peace of Asti with Spain.
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Editors. "The Duke of Savoy invades Lombardy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15753, accessed 26 May 2017.]