War of the Spanish Succession


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War of the Spanish Succession

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(Historical Terms) the war (1701–14) between Austria, Britain, Prussia, and the Netherlands on the one side and France, Spain, and Bavaria on the other over the disputed succession to the Spanish throne
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Noun1.War of the Spanish Succession - a general war in Europe (1701-1714) that broke out when Louis XIV installed his grandson on the throne of Spain; England and Holland hoped to limit Louis' power
Blenheim - the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession
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The tension began in 1704 when an Anglo-Dutch force captured Gibraltar from Spain during the war of the Spanish succession.
They had enjoyed a golden age after the end of another conflict - the War of the Spanish Succession - in 1713.
The great powers fought other, littler wars as well, but these big events ' the 30 Years' War, the War of the Spanish Succession, the Seven Years' War and so on ' were like a general audit of their status.
The great powers fought other, littler wars as well, but these big events -- the 30 Years' War, the War of the Spanish Succession, the Seven Years' War and so on -- were like a general audit of their status.
At the turn of the century the War of the Spanish Succession replaced Aragonese Spanish rule with Austrian Hapsburgs.
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VISIT An Anglo-Dutch force captured Gibraltar from the Kingdom of Castile in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession.
The human chain linked up on yesterday at exactly 1714 local time, symbolising the year 1714 when King Philip V abolished the Generalitat after the War of the Spanish Succession.