Cardinal Wolsey mediates between Francis I and Charles V (51 words)

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At a conference at Calais presided over by Cardinal Wolsey, Francis I of France and Holy Roman Emporer Charles V dispute their respective claims to Milan, Burgundy and Navarre. As a means of gaining some leverage over English diplomacy, Francis I allows the pro-French Duke of Albany to return to Scotland.

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Editors. "Cardinal Wolsey mediates between Francis I and Charles V". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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