Francis I signs an alliance with John Zápolya of Hungary (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

King Francis I of France signs an alliance with John Zápolya of Hungary, which unites the two forces against the mutual Hapsburg threat of Ferdinand of Bohemia, who is a rival claimant for Zapolya's throne.

Citation:
Editors. "Francis I signs an alliance with John Zápolya of Hungary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14468, accessed 02 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: Germany and Central Europe