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People/Characters: Charles VIII, King of France

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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy by John Julius Norwich
Anne de Bretagne by Georges Minois
Anne of Brittany by H. Winnett Orr
Arms and Uniforms: The Age of Chivalry, Part 2 by Liliane Funcken
The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior: The Intersecting Lives of Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the World They Shaped by Paul Strathern
Blood and Beauty by Sarah Dunant
Borgia (Complete Series 2) - 3-Disc Box Set ( Borgia (Complete Series Two) ) [ Blu-Ray, Reg.A/B/C Import - Netherlands ] by Christoph SchreweSimon Larvaron
Borgia Faith And Fear: Season 1 [DVD] by Shogo TomiyamaSimon Larvaron
The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519 by Christopher Hibbert
The Borgias: The Complete First Season by Neil JordanMichel Muller
The Borgias: The Complete Second Season by Neil JordanMichel Muller
Cesare Borgia: His Life and Times by Sarah Bradford
Charles VIII et le mirage italien by Ivan Cloulas
A Concise History of Italy by Christopher Duggan
Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
Dogs of God: Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors by James Reston Jr.
Duchess of Milan by Michael Ennis
Furies: War in Europe, 1450-1700 by Lauro Martines
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
Henry VII by S. B. Chrimes
The Horizon book of the Elizabethan world by Lacey Baldwin Smith
Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King
The lives of the kings & queens of France by duc de Rene de La Croix Castries
The Making of the Tudor Dynasty by Ralph A. Griffiths
The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe by Ann Wroe
The Perkin Warbeck Conspiracy 1491-1499 by Ian Arthurson
Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany by Mildred Allen Butler

Character description

Charles VIII, King of France (1470–1498), succeeded to the throne at age 13. During his minority, his older sister Anne de Beaujeu acted as regent. He married the great heiress Anne of Brittany in order to unite her duchy with his kingdom and avoid encirclement of France by the Habsburgs. He invaded Italy but was driven back, and then died suddenly after hitting his head on a doorframe.

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