Louis XIV rejects the peace conditions proposed to him by the
Allies (Britain, Holland, Empire, Portugal, Savoy and elements of
the Spanish). He had agreed to give up all his Spanish territories,
and to supply money to aid the expulsion of Philip V from Spain.
However, the Allies now demand the humiliating condition that Louis
use his own army to dethrone his own grandson Philip, which he is
not prepared to accept, leading to the resumption of warfare.
Please log in
to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List
), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account
with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions
We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.
Editors. "Louis XIV rejects peace preliminaries". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17092, accessed 24 May 2017.]
- War of the Spanish Succession