Peace of Breda

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Historical Context Note

Holland and France sign the Peace of Breda with England. The latter power obtains Antigua, Monserrat, St Kitts, Cape Coast Castle and New Netherlands. France retains Acadia, while Holland retains Guiana and Surinam, but has to abandon her claim to New Amsterdam, which has now been named New York.
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Citation:
Editors. "Peace of Breda". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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