Louis XIV signs a secret treaty with Charles II of England

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Historical Context Note

Louis XIV signs a secret treaty with Charles II of England. By its terms, England promises not to oppose a French invasion of the Spanish Netherlands, provided that France does not aid the Dutch at sea.
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Editors. "Louis XIV signs a secret treaty with Charles II of England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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