Charles V

Charles V

Hapsburg Empire during the reign of Charles V

Hapsburg Empire during the reign of Charles V

Aragon also previously controlled the Duchy of Milan, but a year before Charles ascended to the throne, it was annexed by France after the Battle of Marignano in 1515.

Aragon also previously controlled the Duchy of Milan, but a year before Charles ascended to the throne, it was annexed by France after the Battle of Marignano in 1515.

Charles succeeded in re-capturing Milan in 1522 when Imperial troops defeated the Franco-Swiss army at Bicocca.

Charles succeeded in re-capturing Milan in 1522 when Imperial troops defeated the Franco-Swiss army at Bicocca.

Francis I was taken at the Battle of Pavia in 1526

Francis I was taken at the Battle of Pavia in 1526

The Republic of Venice urged Pope Paul III to assemble a Holy League against the Ottoman Empire

The Republic of Venice urged Pope Paul III to assemble a Holy League against the Ottoman Empire

Pope Paul III put forth the call for a Holy League against the Ottomans

Pope Paul III put forth the call for a Holy League against the Ottomans

The Knight of Malta were part of the Holy League

The Knight of Malta were part of the Holy League

Barbarossa's naval victories secured Ottoman dominance over the Mediterranean during the mid 16th century, from the Battle of Preveza in 1538 until the Battle of Lepanto in 1571.

Barbarossa's naval victories secured Ottoman dominance over the Mediterranean during the mid 16th century, from the Battle of Preveza in 1538 until the Battle of Lepanto in 1571.

Andrea Doria was the losing admiral at the Battle of Preveza

Andrea Doria was the losing admiral at the Battle of Preveza

Pinterest
Ara