Peace of Breda (49 words)
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.16530 Peace of Breda 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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Editors. "Peace of Breda". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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