Editors. "France learns that Leopold of Hohenzollern has accepted Spanish throne". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18572, accessed 24 May 2015.]
News reaches France of the acceptance of the Spanish throne by Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, a relative of the King of Prussia. This raises fears in France of encirclement by hostile allied powers.
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