Louis XIV signs a peace treaty with Victor Amadeus of Savoy

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Historical Context Note


Louis XIV signs a peace treaty with Victor Amadeus of Savoy, detaching the Savoy from the Grand Alliance of Britain, Holland, the Empire and Spain that opposed France in the Nine Years' War. By its terms the Duke of Savoy regains Nice, Susa, Casale and Pignerolo, and he agrees to a betrothal between his daughter and the Duke of Burgundy.
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Editors. "Louis XIV signs a peace treaty with Victor Amadeus of Savoy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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