James I finally breaks off the Spanish marriage treaty

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "James I finally breaks off the Spanish marriage treaty". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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