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Chapter XIII - The war of the Spanish succession in Europe

Summary
The Grand Alliance of September 1701 united Austria, Britain and the United Provinces, which primarily waged the last and decisive war against the hegemony of Louis XIV. In principle, Emperor Leopold I claimed the whole Spanish inheritance for the House of Habsburg. By the end of 1706, the main points of the moderate programme laid down by William III in the Treaty of Grand Alliance had been realized. Louis XIV's hegemony was broken, the balance of power in Europe restored. The claims of the Habsburgs to the Spanish succession in Milan and the south Netherlands were satisfied; and the Dutch Republic had got a buffer-state between itself and France. The Republic concluded a new Treaty of Succession and Barrier with Britain in January 1713. There was now no question of equal trading privileges in Spanish territories, nor of the annexation of Upper Guelderland, which Britain designed for the rising and exigent kingdom of Prussia.
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