Disastrous Peace

(La Paix Malheureuse). It followed the battle of Gravelines (2 syl.), and was signed at Cateau—Cambresis. By this treaty Henri II. renounced all claim to Genoa, Naples, Milan, and Corsica (1559).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Related Content