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Marriage of Louis XIV

Marriage of Louis XIV
June 16, 2018
Quebec and Spanish Succession: For years France and Spain had been battling over the boundaries and monarchies of the two countries. Spain had been ruled for years by a simple and ineffective king and with his death, the claim to the throne became more important. It was solved by the marriage of Louis XIV to the young Princess Marie Therese, the Infantate of Spain. This subsequent peace gave France the use of soldiers who had been fighting the Spanish, and many were sent to Quebec to help subdue the Iroquois. More next week. Read More 
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