Francis I signs an alliance with John Zápolya of Hungary

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "Francis I signs an alliance with John Zápolya of Hungary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: Germany and Central Europe