King Joseph I of Spain dies

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Historical Context Note

Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I dies. He is ultimately succeeded by his brother the Archduke Charles (nominally Charles III of Spain), who becomes the Emperor Charles VI, but does not leave Spain until September.
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Editors. "King Joseph I of Spain dies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17119, accessed 01 October 2014.]