England renounces her claim to Calais by the Peace of Troyes (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The Peace of Troyes ends the war between England and France. By the terms of this agreement, England renounces her claim to Calais, on condition that France pays compensation of 222,000 crowns.

Citation:
Editors. "England renounces her claim to Calais by the Peace of Troyes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15029, accessed 09 December 2016.]