Joseph II breaks diplomatic relations with Holland (32 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Two Austrian vessels, ordered to navigate the Scheldt, are fired on by the Dutch, causing a European crisis, in which Louis XVI offers to mediate (leads to treaty of Fontainebleau, Nov. 8th, 1785)

Citation:
Editors. "Joseph II breaks diplomatic relations with Holland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13147, accessed 03 December 2016.]