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Grand Alliance

Grand Alliance  

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1 an alliance between the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I, William III of England, the Netherlands, and the Austrian Hapsburgs against Louis XIV of France in 1689. This coalition began ...
Nine Years War

Nine Years War  

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(1688–97)Also known as the War of the Grand Alliance, a conflict that resulted from French aggression in the Rhineland, and that subsequently became a power struggle between Louis XIV of France and ...
Ryswick, Peace of

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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a treaty signed at Ryswick, a Dutch village near The Hague, on September 20, 1697. It ended King William's War...

William III

William III  

(1650–1702),king of England, Scotland (as William II), and Ireland (1689–1702), prince of Orange. Appointed stadtholder of Holland and Zeeland, and captain‐ and admiral‐general of all the Dutch ...

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