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Italian Wars between Hapsburgs & Valois


War Name : Italian Wars between Hapsburgs & Valois

Date(s) : 1521 - 1559

Summary

When Charles V became Holy Roman Emperor it brought in nearly forty years of struggle between the Hapsburgs and Francis l of France. Four separate wars were fought for control of Italy with treaties being made and then broken. The Treaty of Cateau-Cambr├ęsis in 1559 ended the series of wars.

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