What was the War of the Public Weal (1465)?

Introduction The League of the Public Weal (French: La ligue du Bien public) was an alliance of feudal nobles organised in 1465 in defiance of the centralised authority of King Louis XI of France. It was masterminded by Charles the Bold, Count of Charolais, son of the Duke of Burgundy, with the king’s brother Charles,… Read More