The Peace of Madrid is ratified

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Historical Context Note

The Peace of Madrid (signed in September 1617) is now ratified, ending the Uskok war between Venice and Austria. It had been triggered by piratical Uskoks (Habsburg soldiers from Croatia) settling in eastern Carniola and Croatia.
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Editors. "The Peace of Madrid is ratified". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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