Cesena Bloodbath Occurs under Robert of Geneva (future Antipope Clement VII) Hot

Cesena Bloodbath Occurs under Robert of Geneva (future Antipope Clement VII)

Antipope Clement VII, Robert of Geneva
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Papal troops under the command of Robert of Geneva (the future Antipope Clement VII) sack the city of Cesena, killing thousands in what has become known as the Cesena Bloodbath.

For months British mercenaries in the employ of Pope Gregory XI had been stationed in Cesena, bleeding the city dry of all its resources. The people revolt, killing a few of the foreign soldiers, leading to a massive retaliation that kills men, women, and children.

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