Peace of Vervins unites France under Henry IV (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Henry IV and Philip II sign the Peace of Vervins. This agreement is favourable to France, since by its terms, Spain restores Calais, Blavet and all conquests except Cambrai, and Philip gives up his claim to the French crown.

Citation:
Editors. "Peace of Vervins unites France under Henry IV". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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