the little-known siege in Dijon facing the Swiss, Germans and Francs-Comtois

Short but violent

In 1513, the capital of the dukes was attacked by an army of Swiss Germans and Francs Comtois. But why Dijon finds itself attacking? In fact, this assault echoes the many wars in Italy. The fights are very violent. The inhabitants of Dijon heard the bombardments of the very first guns in history for several days without interruption. Fortunately, the governor of Dijon, Louis de la Trémouille will have the right words to motivate his very small army of defense…

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