Editors. "The Austrian Netherlands agree to the Pragmatic Sanction". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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The Austrian Netherlands agree to the Pragmatic Sanction (44 words)
Historical Context Note
The Austrian Netherlands agree to the Pragmatic Sanction, an edict whereby Emperor Charles VI makes it possible for the Habsburg lands to be inherited by a woman. He is currently the sole living male Habsburg, with no sons, and a single daughter, Maria Theresa.17292 The Austrian Netherlands agree to the Pragmatic Sanction 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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