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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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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