Louis XIV recognises James II's son as king on his father's death

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Historical Context Note

James II dies and Louis XIV recognises his son James Edward (who was to become known in Britain as 'the Old Pretender') as James III of England and Scotland.
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Editors. "Louis XIV recognises James II's son as king on his father's death". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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