Francis I

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Cambridge University Press, 1982 - 480 pages
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Phew. I read a lot of nonfiction but this one was one of the few historical nonfictions I found very difficult! Nothing scholars and people with heavy interest in the period would dislike, though, I ... Read full review

Contents

Childhood and youth
1
King of France
13
Marignano 1515
33
The Concordat of Bologna
51
The uneasy peace 151620
66
The king and his court
83
The loss of Milan 15202
105
Penury and reform
117
Domestic problems 153 04
237
Patron of the arts and father of letters
253
Triumph and stalemate 15 3 57
274
Fruitless entente 15 3 84 2
289
The kingdoms wealth
305
France overseas
326
The crown and the provinces
344
The last war 15426
362

Humanism and heresy
132
Treason
146
Pavia 15235
160
The regency of Louise of Savoy 15256
176
The kings return 15268
192
From Cognac to Cambrai 15269
206
The hollow peace 15 304
221
Reform and resistance
377
The growth of persecution
390
The triumph of faction
408
Epilogue
426
Index
449
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