'Mass murder during the Italian Wars (1494-1559)’, paper presented at the Institut Français, Edinburgh

Bowd, S. (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

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'Mass murder during the Italian Wars (1494-1559)’, paper presented at the Institut Français, Edinburgh

Dr Stephen Bowd, reader in European History at the University of Edinburgh will provide an overview of mass murder during the Italian Wars which followed the French invasion of Italy in 1494 and will show how vindicatory and vindictive motives drove both soldiers and non-combatants towards violence which horrified contemporaries. Paper made available online to all French diplomats and accessed 900 times in 2016.
Period27 Sep 2016
Event typeOther
LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionRegional