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Habsburg-Valois Wars:

The French Wars In Italy

 

Habsburg Empire
Habsburg Empire
This series of wars, part of the ongoing Habsburg-Valois Wars, involved 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

 

 


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