The French gain the Austrian Netherlands

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Historical Context Note

A French army under the command of Marshal Saxe are victorious at the Battle of Raucoux over an allied British, Dutch and Austrian force. As a result of this defeat, Maria Theresa loses control of the Austrian Netherlands.
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Editors. "The French gain the Austrian Netherlands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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