Editors. "End of the War of Devolution: the Peace of Aix-Ia-Chapelle". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16541, accessed 07 July 2015.]
France and Spain sign the Peace of Aix-Ia-Chapelle, ending the War of Devolution. They meet in a Congress mediated by the Triple Alliance of England, the United Provinces and Sweden. France restores Franche-Comté to Spanish control, in return gaining Lille, Tournai, Oudenarde and nine other Flemish towns. Succession in the Spanish Netherlands, however, remains uncertain.
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