Alfonso II of Naples flees to Sicily (40 words)

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Alfonso II of Naples succeeded to the throne the previous year on the death of his father Ferdinand I. Now, facing the invasion of Charles VIII of France, he abdicates in favour of his son Ferdinand, and flees to Sicily.

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Editors. "Alfonso II of Naples flees to Sicily". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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