By Treaty of Geneva the Swiss sign a peace with France (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

France and Switzerland make peace in the Treaty of Geneva. This allows the Swiss to retain most of their Alpine passes, and grants them a subsidy, while in return the French gain the right to enlist Swiss mercenary soldiers.

Citation:
Editors. "By Treaty of Geneva the Swiss sign a peace with France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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