Peace of Cateau-Cambresis (53 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


Peace treaty is signed at Cateau-Cambresis between England and France: Calais to remain in French hands for 8 years and then be restored to England under a penalty of 500,000 crowns; both countries undertake to restrain from acts of aggression in Scotland and any such act by England to nullify France's obligation to return Calais.

Editors. "Peace of Cateau-Cambresis". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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