Treaty of Wusterhausen between Prussia and the Empire

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Historical Context Note


Prussia and the Holy Roman Empire sign the Treaty of Wusterhausen. By the terms of this agreement, Prussia leaves the alliance of Herrenhausen (of the previous August), and guarantees the Pragmatic Sanction. Frederick William undertakes to aid Austria in war by providing 10 000 troops, while Emperor Charles VI gives vague assurance about the succession in J├╝lich, Berg and Ravenstein.
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Editors. "Treaty of Wusterhausen between Prussia and the Empire". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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