Marriage proposed between Henry Prince of Wales and the Infanta (38 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Sir John Digby, English ambassador in Madrid, attempts to negotiate a marriage between the Infanta, Anne of Austria, and Henry, Prince of Wales. Unfortunately for his scheme, he finds she is already contracted to Louis XIII of France.

Citation:
Editors. "Marriage proposed between Henry Prince of Wales and the Infanta". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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