Habsburg-Valois Wars:

The French Wars In Italy


Habsburg Empire

Habsburg Empire

This series of wars, part of the ongoing Habsburg-Valois Warsinvolved repeated French invasions of Italy, which at the time consisted of several smaller states and kingdoms. Italy was really little more than a battleground for the two most powerful empires in Europe at that time: France and the Habsburg Empire, which controlled Austria, Spain, the Netherlands and other areas. See also the Wars of the Papal States
Naples-Fornovo (1492-1497)Milan (1499-1500)

Naples-Gaeta (1500-1504)

Revenna-Novara (1508-1513)

Marignano (1515-1516)

Links and Resources:
Europe’s tumultuous 16th century…Italian Wars-Wikipedia Article

The Habsburg-Valois Wars–Western Civ Guide