League of Cambrai

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Historical Context Note

This alliance comprised of Maximilian I, Louis XII of France, Spain and Pope Julius II. While it was notionally directed against the Turks, the intention was to attack and despoil the Republic of Venice.

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Citation:
Editors. "League of Cambrai". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=9875, accessed 24 October 2014.]