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  Battle of Pavia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1525 during the Battle of Pavia, Charles V (1500-1558), the Holy Roman Emperor, defeated Francis I (1494-1547), King of France, taking him prisoner after the hurting of his horse by Cesare Hercolani, and confining him in Spain.
Hercolani, a native of Forlì, was hailed as the "victor of the battle of Pavia".
The Battle of Pavia was a continuation of the Italian Wars which began in 1494.
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Pavia is the capital of a fertile province (also named Pavia) essentialy devoted to agriculture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy products).
After the Longobard conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom and later of the Regnum Italicum until the 12th century.
Pavia was then ruled by the Austrians until 1796, when it was occupied by the French army under Napoleon.
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 Battle of Pavia (773) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The battle of Pavia was fought in 773–774 in what is now northern Italy, near Ticinum (modern Pavia), and resulted the victory of Franks under Charlemagne against the Lombards under king Desiderius.
This is unrelated to the better-known Battle of Pavia in 1525, sometimes called the first modern battle.
This article about a battle in French history is a stub.
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 Battle of Pavia: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pavia (the ancient ticinum) (population 71,000) is a town and comune of south-western lombardy, northern italy, 35 km south of milan...
The battle of fornovo took place in july 1495 during the italian wars....
Battle of Marignano[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject]
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 The Wilhem Bernhard's Workshop - Pavia 2003 - Pavia and its University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The town of Pavia is located in the north of Italy, Lombard region, near the confluence of the river Ticino with the river Po.
After the Franco-Spanish war and the battle of Pavia (1525), when the French were defeated and their king, Francis I, taken prisoner by the Spanish army, the town was under Spanish occupation until 1713.
Pavia is now a municipality of some 90 000 inhabitants and the main centre of a fertile province, mainly devoted to agricolture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy).
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 Pavia: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pavia (the ancient Ticinum (Ticinum: ticinum (the modern pavia) is an ancient city of gallia transpadana, founded on the...
Pavia is the capital of a fertile province (also named Pavia (Pavia: pavia (it....
The collapse of Pavia's Civic Tower on March 17, 1989 was the final motivating force that started the last decade's efforts to save the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa: A tall round marble campanile in Pisa that is not perpendicular; construction was begun in 1174) from a similar fate.
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 Battle of Marignano: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Battle of Marignano, in the phase of the Italian Wars (Italian Wars: the italian wars were a series of wars from 1494 to 1559 for control over the...
The bloody battle of Marignano was fought to retake control of the duchy of Milan (duchy of Milan: the duchy of milan was a state in northern italy from 1395 to 1797....
The battle lasted more than 24 hours, a brutal and bloody engagement quite unlike the courteous feinting of the condottieri (condottieri: condottieri were mercenary leaders employed by italian city-states from the late...
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 The Battle of Pavia in 1524, according to a Jewish chronicler
And King Francis went against Pavia on the tenth day of October, in the year one thousand five hundred and twenty-four, and he pitched his camp round about it, and they cast up trenches against it, and its walls fell to the ground.
And Pavia became besieged, and all the city was moved, for the fear of the French fell upon them.
And the battle was strong between them all the night, and the earth was rent because of their voices.
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 Pavia inglese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the subsequent age Pavia was an important and active municipality and, conquered afterwards by the Visconti of Milan, it became an intellectual and artistic centre.
In 1525 Francis I was taken prisone by the spaniardsduring the battle of Pavia.
Pavia still keeps the memory and the atmosphere of the ancient town of the Longobard period, of the Visconti domination, of the reinassance and baroque epochs, with its admirable churches, its medival towers, its castle, and many others monumentsof artistic-historical interest.
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Pavia resisted Alboin, King of the Lombards, for three years, and then became the capital of the Lombard Kingdom, and when it was taken from the Lombards by Charlemagne (battles of Pavia of 754, 755, and 774), it remained the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, where the diets of that realm were held.
The schools of Pavia were famous in the time of Charlemagne, who took from there the grammarian Petrus Pisanus; in 825 a palatine school was established in the monastery of San Agostino, under the Irishman Dungal.
Pavia is the birthplace of: the historian Liutprand, Bishop of Cremona; St. Bernardo Balbi, a collector of decretals; the painter Andreino d'Edesia, a contemporary of Giotto; the canon Zanella, inventor of the bassoon.
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 Battle of Pavia at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This "romantic" battle excited "all Europe", representing the last stand of the old chivalry against the newfangled canon.
Pavia (ancient Ticinum), in northern Italy, is capital of Pavia Province, Lombardy Region, on the Ticino River near its confluence with the Po River.
Pavia was a municipality (Ticinum) of the Roman Empire, occupied successively by the Goths, the Byzantines, and the Lombards, who made it their capital.
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Battle of Pavia (Italy) in 1525: Imperial victory against a French army.
Battle of Mühlberg (Germany) in 1547: Imperial victory against the protestant princes.
The battles of St Quentin and Gravelines, recognised the end of the French dream in Italy and the impossibility for the Spanish King to recover the Duchy of Burgundy, the peace was signed in Cateau Cambresis in 1559.
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 Arquebuse And Hallebards Vs Heavy Chivalry, Battle - History Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During the battle of Pavia, well-armored Frenchmen were slaughtered by arquebus fire.
Many of the battles you listed like Agicourt and such were not necissarily victories because of the Longbow, the longbow had a tremendous impact but one of hte main issues was poor military leadership.
The French at Poitier came out the field of battle with fanfair and picknik lunches like it was a tournament! At agicourt the terrain was against them yet they charged head first and were bogged down and shot to pieces.
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 All Empires History Forum: Arquebuse and hallebards vs heavy chivalry, battle of Pavia
Further the battle is not as you are thinking, knights charging a group of arquesiers in an open field.
At Pavia, the french gendarmes were surrounded by an overwhelming number of pikemen and other infantry (who also were protected by the forrested terrain).
The battle of Hastings is often hailed as the first triumph of the knight in Europe.
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 Hauptman Tristan Wagner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The battle was fought mostly with heavy cannon and arquebusiers, not pikes.
The Battle of Pavia was a victory for the Imperial troops of the Emperor.
Dirk, as it turned out, was not part of the battle of Pavia for he was one of 2,000 Germans who deserted the French camp before the battle began.
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 Battle of Pampeluna -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Battle of Pampeluna (also spelled Pamplona) occurred during the war between Spain and France, in which France took possession of Pampeluna (1521), but was later defeated and expelled (1522) from Milan.
It was at this battle that Inigo Lopez de Loyola, better known as St.
He would eventually found the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits), and create the Spiritual Exercises, which is the basis for the idea of "retreats" as an experience of prayer as practiced in the Catholic Church.
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 Battle of Pavia 1525   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It simulates one of the last battles of the Italian Wars in 1525 when a Spanish Imperial army attempted to relieve a French siege of the Italian city of Pavia.
A heavy mist hangs over the battle field (visibility reduced to 300 p; clears the bound after any PIP dice score averages 5 or more).
The darker patches on the corners of the battle field are dense woods, which are difficult going.
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 World History 1500- 1525 AD
The battle which took place at Guinegate pitted the French against the forces of England's Henry VIII,and the Holy Roman Emperor Maximillian troops.
- The Ottomans led by Selim defeated Tumay Bey the sultan of Egypt at the battle of Ridanya near Cairo.
- On February 24 the French are decisively defeated at the Battle of Pavia.
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 Pavia - Lombardia - Italy
Pavia (the ancient Ticinum) (population 71,000) is situated in south-western Lombardy, 35 km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po, and is the capital of a fertile province essentially devoted to agriculture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy products).
Pavia was the birthplace of scientist Gerolamo Cardano, painter Tranquillo Cremona and writer Carlo Dossi.
In the political division between Guelphs and Ghibellines, Pavia was traditionally Ghibelline.
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 Battle of Pavia
On February 24 the French are decisively defeated at the Battle of Pavia.
6,000 French soldiers are killed in the battle and Francois, the King of France, is taken prisoner.
He is forced to sign the Treaty of Madrid renouncing all claims to Burgundy, Flanders, Artois, Tournia and Italy.
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 Pavia Welcome Page
Subsequently, it became a fortified citadel and the last bulwark of the Goths and the Byzantines.
After the Franco-Spanish war and the battle of Pavia (1525) the town fell under the Spanish occupation until 1713.
Pavia is now a municipality of some 90,000 inhabitants and the main centre of a fertile province essentialy devoted to agriculture (wine,rice,cereals,dairy products).
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 Jacob van Eyck Quarterly 2002 / 4
The battle of Pavia, however, had already taken place in 1525, and had nothing to do with any Dutch revolt.
Pavia is a city in northern Italy, and the famous battle there was between the forces of Emperor Charles V and the troops of the French king Francis I. It leads us to believe that 'Slag van Pavie' was a common Dutch designation for battle pieces.
On 23 September of that year, he visited the Grote Kerk, 'hoorende [...] wel een uijre lanck de slag van Pavijen op den Orgel spelen, alwaer veel volck was' (hearing for the duration of one hour the battle of Pavia played on the organ, attended by many people).
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In 1516, with the death of Ferdinand, the latter's grandson became Charles I of Spain, and in 1519 he became Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. The conflict between Francis and Charles was to continue until Francis died, and to be carried on by their successors.
In 1525, at the battle of Pavia, not only were the French defeated, but also the king was captured and taken to Spain as a prisoner.
After the battle of Pavia in 1525, Machiavelli, like many other Italians, was aware of the danger that Charles V would dominate Italy.
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Pavia has long been an agricultural center and is now also an industrial and transportation center.
Pavia suffered heavily during the Italian wars, and near there, in 1525, Emperor Charles V defeated and captured Francis I of France.
Among Pavia's notable structures, besides the cathedral, are the Romanesque St. Michael's Church (12th cent.); the Lombard-Romanesque St. Peter's Church (12th cent.), where St. Augustine is buried; and the large Castello Visconteo (14th–15th cent.).
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Pavia is now a municipality of some 90,000 inhabitants and the main centre of a fertile province essentialy devoted to agriculture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy products).
The faculties of Law, Science and Medicine are well-known, as are the Department of Physics: Alessandro Volta developed his "pila", the precursor of the modern battery, at the Pavia University.
The University museum devoted to Volta collects many historical instruments and is open to visits: this is the place where the first experiments with electricity on frogs were conducted and where the term "capacitance" used for capacitors was invented.
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 Vittoria Colonna
Ferrante was one of Charles V's generals at the great battle of Pavia in 1525, the climax of decades of war between France and the Holy Roman Empire for control of the Italian peninsula.
The battle proved to be the last stand for knights in shining armor, as the French knights were annihilated by the new harquebus design of hand-held firearm used by Imperial forces.
We'll never know, since (1) he died from the wounds incurred at Pavia, and (2) he is said to given up the idea because his Vittoria told him that she would rather be the wife of an upright general than the consort of a king who had backstabbed his way to the throne.
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 'Battle of Pavia The,' European Art - Woodstocker Books
The Siege and Battle of Pavia took place between the French and the forces of Emperor Charles V in February, 1525.
The masterful painting, by an unknown artist, includes numerous foot soldiers and horsemen representing phases of the Imperial assaults on the French besiegers.
Groups and individuals are identified with numbered labels or by their heraldic banners. Included are notes by the painting conservator who recently competed work on the picture and a chapter on the heraldry used by the artist.
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 Pavia 1525 — www.greenwood.com
The Hispano-Imperial victory at Pavia in 1525 was not only the product of this union, but also the most decisive battle of the Italian wars.
In a titanic clash the French were smashed by the Imperial army, King Francis I captured, and the cream of his nobility slaughtered.
A military cataclysm on a scale France had not seen since Agincourt, it swung the balance of power in western Europe towards the Empire of Charles V. Hailed as the first modern battle, Pavia saw the demise of the traditionally armed man-at-arms and the rise of hand held firearms.
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