Editors. "The Alliance of the Hague". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16536, accessed 03 March 2015.]
England and Holland sign the Alliance of the Hague, through the negotiatory initiative of John de Witt, Pensionary of Holland, and Sir William Temple, English ambassador at the Hague. Each agrees to come to the aid of the other if attacked, and both undertake to bring about a peace between France and Spain. Sweden subsequently joins England and Holland, thus forming a Triple Alliance.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.