The Domain of Soissons

The Domain of Soissons was a Carolingian lordship in the ninth century. The city of Soissons served as its capital. The domain was located in the northern part of the…

War of the League of Cambrai

The War of the League of Cambrai, fought between 1508 and 1516, was a major conflict in the Late Middle Ages. The war was fought mainly in Italy and the…

Centralisation of Power in France by Louis XIV

In the 1600s, France was one of the most powerful countries in Europe. Its king, Louis XIV, had a strong central government that controlled much of the country. He also…