The Spanish Preponderance (6 players)

During the later stages of the Italian Wars, the power balance situation was completely changed from earlier periods. The French had lost their hold on Milan and Genoa. Spain (linked with Naples) and Austria, both ruled by the Hapsburg Emperor Charles V, had gained Milan, and threatened to dominate both Northern and Southern Italy.

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Coat of arms Country Home provinces Initial setup Initial ducats Double income
Autonomous Garrison in Savona, Garrison in Turin, Garrison in Montferrat, Garrison in Genoa, Garrison in Pavia, Garrison in Cremona, Garrison in Trent, Garrison in Mantua, Garrison in Ferrara, Garrison in Modena, Garrison in Lucca, Garrison in Piombino, Garrison in Siena, Garrison in Ragusa
Austria Austria Tyrol, Austria, Milan, Carinthia, Carniola, Capua, Naples, Aquila, Salerno, Bari, Otranto, Sardinia, Palermo, Messina Army in Tyrol, Army in Austria, Army in Milan, Army in Bari, Army in Messina, Fleet in Palermo, Army in Naples, Fleet in Sardinia, Army in Carniola 4 no
Florence Florence Pisa, Pistoia, Florence, Arezzo Army in Arezzo, Army in Florence, Fleet in Pisa 3 no
France France Avignon, Swiss, Marseille, Provence, Saluzzo Army in Swiss, Army in Avignon, Fleet in Marseille, Army in Saluzzo 1 no
Papacy Papacy Bologna, Urbino, Patrimony, Perugia, Spoleto, Ancona, Rome Army in Bologna, Army in Perugia, Army in Rome, Fleet in Ancona 4 no
Turks Turks Hungary, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Albania, Durazzo, Tunis Army in Albania, Fleet in Durazzo, Fleet in Tunis, Army in Hungary 3 no
Venice Venice Bergamo, Verona, Padua, Treviso, Friuli, Venice, Istria, Dalmatia Army in Padua, Army in Treviso, Fleet in Dalmatia, Fleet in Venice 6 no
Cities that give additional income
Genoa, Naples
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