CHARLES DE BOURBON and the Sack of Rome

McPeak, William J.
February 2003
Military History;Feb2003, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p42
Details the life of Charles de Montpensier, former Duke of Bourbon and constable of France and the burning and looting of Rome in May 1527 led by the army of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V of Hapsburg. Personal background of the duke; Relationship between King Francis I of France and the duke; Details on the treason committed by the duke against King Francis I.


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