France concludes a secret treaty with Prussia (50 words)

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Context

France signs a secret treaty with Prussia. According to its terms, on the death of Elector Palatine Charles Philip, the duchies of J├╝lich-Berg are to be shared between the Sulzbach line and Prussia. In this document, therefore, France contradicts the secret agreement made with the Empire three months previously.

Citation:
Editors. "France concludes a secret treaty with Prussia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17422, accessed 09 December 2016.]