Louis XII of France claims the Duchy of Milan (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

A French army takes Milan to claim it for their King Louis XII, who asserts his right to the duchy via his paternal grandmother. The invading army meets with little opposition.

Citation:
Editors. "Louis XII of France claims the Duchy of Milan". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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