Treaty of Barcelona (1529)

Treaty of Barcelona, a pact of alliance between Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Pope Clement VII, was signed in Barcelona on June 29, 1529.[1]

Charles V and Pope Clement VII declared their intent to bring peace to Italy and to repel the Turkish advances.[2] In return for Charles V's commitment to restore the Medici in Florence, Pope Clement VII restored Charles V's investiture of Naples, receiving Ravenna, Modena and Rubiera.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barraclough, Geoffrey. The Medieval Papacy. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1968.
  2. ^ Mourret, Fernand. History of the Catholic Church. St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder, 1945).
  3. ^ Mourret, Fernand. History of the Catholic Church. St. Louis, Mo.: B. Herder, 1945).