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 02 October 2014.]
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.
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