A marriage treaty is signed between Anjou and Elizabeth I but peters out

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Historical Context Note

Elizabeth I and Fran├žois Duke of Anjou sign a marriage treaty. However, proceedings then peter out, due to English domestic opposition to the match both among Elizabeth's advisors and the general Protestant population.
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Editors. "A marriage treaty is signed between Anjou and Elizabeth I but peters out". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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