James I finally breaks off the Spanish marriage treaty (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

At the urging of his son Prince Charles, James I of England finally breaks off the Spanish marriage treaty. This causes a foreign relations breach with the country, and leads, the following March, to outright war.

Citation:
Editors. "James I finally breaks off the Spanish marriage treaty". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15911, accessed 09 December 2016.]