Editors. "The Treaty of Bristol settles disputes between English and Spanish merchants". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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After Elizabeth I authorised the English seizure of Spanish treasure ships in 1569, English and Spanish merchants had been in a state of perpetual hostility. The Treaty of Bristol settles these commercial disputes and re-opens trade between the two countries.
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