Isabella of Spain abdicates in Paris in favour of Alfonso XII

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Historical Context Note

Queen Isabella II of Spain, exiled to Paris, abdicates in favour of her son Alfonso XII. However, for the moment, Spain continues as a republic in the wake of the revolution of the previous year.
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Editors. "Isabella of Spain abdicates in Paris in favour of Alfonso XII". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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