Philip III of Spain seeks marriage with Princess Elizabeth

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Historical Context Note

Philip III of Spain, a widower, attempts to woo James I's daughter, Princess Elizabeth. The English King, however, has other plans, aiming at a marriage with the Elector Palatine, and his hostile treatment of Philip's envoy harms relations with Spain.
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Editors. "Philip III of Spain seeks marriage with Princess Elizabeth". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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