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MONARCHY (of 1483 to 1789) » Wars against the house of Austria
French history in 100 tables
by Paul Lehugeur
ORIGINS (of 58 front. J.-C. with 887)
FEUDALITY (from 887 to 1483)
MONARCHY (of 1483 to 1789)
Wars of Italy
Wars against the house of Austria
Wars of religion
Apogee of monarchical France
Decline of monarchy
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With the death of the Maximilien emperor, François 1st and Charles of Austria dispute the imperial crown.
Charles of Austria, already main of Spain, of the Netherlands, of Naples and Austria, without counting America, is elected emperor of Germany and becomes Charles-Quint (1519).
France, surrounded by this formidable empire, will fight during more than one century to defend its existence and to lower the house of Austria, i.e.
narrowly plain Austria and Spain.
It is the glory of François 1st to have begun this fight with excess (1521).
In the first war, François 1st, who has against him not only Charles-Quint, but still the king of England Henri VIII and one large treacherous French lord with his country, the duke of Bourbon, the lower part has and cannot preserve the Milanese; Bonnivet is beaten in Biagrasso, Bayard is killed in the retirement and Provence is invaded (1524).
Henri VIII.
François 1st armed knight…
Dying Bayard and the…
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