A battle of giants


Not set Type Serial component part

Place of publication

Not given

Date of publication

Not given


History Today
Vol. 66, no. 1 (January 2016), p. 49-54


So bloody was Francis I's defeat of the Swiss at the Battle of Marignano in 1515 that it made previous battles resemble 'children's games'. Robert J. Knecht traces the French King's route across the Alps towards war in Italy