France declares war on Spain

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Historical Context Note

France declares war on Spain, accusing the Spaniards of having seized the Elector of Trier. In response, French armies march to attach both the Spanish Netherlands and Franche-Comté.
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Editors. "France declares war on Spain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16090, accessed 27 November 2014.]