Sicily is declared independent of Naples (22 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Sicily declares itself independent of Naples, and retains autonomy for sixteen months, before the Bourbons regain control of the island in May 1849.

Citation:
Editors. "Sicily is declared independent of Naples". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18144, accessed 06 December 2016.]