Editors. "The Prince of Neuburg seizes Jülich". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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The Prince of Neuburg seizes Jülich (61 words)
Historical Context Note
Duke Wolfgang William of Palatinate-Neuburg, a convert to Catholicism, seizes the duchy of Jülich. This act threatens to cause a general war in Germany, and restart a state of war between the Spanish Netherlands and the United Provinces. The crisis is resolved in November by the signing of the Treaty of Xanten, which divides Jülich-Berg-Cleves between Neuburg and Brandenburg.15735 The Prince of Neuburg seizes Jülich 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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