Ferdinand VI of Spain dies

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Historical Context Note

On the death of Ferdinand VI of Spain, he is succeeded by his younger brother Charles III. He had formerly held the title of King of Naples and Sicily, but now he passes these kingdoms to his nine-year-old son Ferdinand.
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Editors. "Ferdinand VI of Spain dies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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