Peace Congress opens at Utrecht (42 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.

Context

A Peace Congress opens at Utrecht to attempt to end the War of the Spanish Succession. Ultimately France agreed to recognise the Hanoverian right to succession in Britain, while in response the British accepted the Bourbon Philip V as King of Spain.

Citation:
Editors. "Peace Congress opens at Utrecht". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17128, accessed 06 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. War of the Spanish Succession