Anglo-French defensive treaty signed at Blois (43 words)

Historical Context Note

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Treaty of Blois forms an Anglo-French defensive alliance, ending England's previous diplomatic isolation. Elizabeth I begins negotiating a marriage with François, Duke of Alençon, a courtship which would last in its entirety for over a decade but ultimately lead to nothing.

Editors. "Anglo-French defensive treaty signed at Blois". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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