Louis XIV rejects the peace conditions proposed to him by the
Allies (Britain, Holland, Empire, Portugal, Savoy and elements of
the Spanish). He had agreed to give up all his Spanish territories,
and to supply money to aid the expulsion of Philip V from Spain.
However, the Allies now demand the humiliating condition that Louis
use his own army to dethrone his own grandson Philip, which he is
not prepared to accept, leading to the resumption of warfare.
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Editors. "Louis XIV rejects peace preliminaries". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17092, accessed 24 May 2018.]
- War of the Spanish Succession