France, Spain and Britain sign a peace agreement at Fontainebleau.
Under its terms, Britain secures Canada, Nova Scotia,Cape Breton,
St. Vincent, Tobago, Dominica, Grenada, Senegal and Minorca from
France, and Florida from Spain. In return, France regains
Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia and Goree and is guaranteed
fishing rights off Newfoundland. The French settlements in India
are restored, but on the condition that no fortifications are to be
built there. Spain acquires Louisiana from France, exchanges
Florida for Havana and recovers Manila and the Philippines; France
retains New Orleans. These terms are confirmed by the Peace of
Paris, which is signed on 10th February the following year.
Please log in
to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List
), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account
with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions
We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.
Editors. "Peace preliminaries of Fontainebleau between France, Spain and Britain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17787, accessed 21 October 2017.]