IV. The Early Modern Period, 1500–1800 > B. Early Modern Europe, 1479–1815 > 4. European Diplomacy and Wars, 1648–1795 > 1696
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1696
 
Separate peace with Savoy at Turin. All conquests restored to the duke (Pignerol and Casale). His daughter married Louis's grandson, the duke of Burgundy. Savoy promised to remain neutral.  1
 
1697, Sept. 20
 
Treaty of Ryswick among France, England, Spain, and Holland. (1) Confirmed separate peace with Savoy. (2) Restored all conquests among France, England, and Holland; William III acknowledged as king of England and Anne as his successor, Louis promising not to help his enemies. (3) Chief fortresses in the Spanish Netherlands to be garrisoned with Dutch troops as a barrier between France and Holland. (4) France restored all conquests and all but 82 places that had been “reunited” since the Treaty of Nimwegen to Spain (See 1674). (5) Holland restored Pondichéry in India to the French East India Company and received commercial privileges in return.  2
 
Oct. 30
 
Treaty between France and the emperor ratified the treaty of Ryswick. (1) France ceded all the “reunions” except Alsace. (2) Strasbourg ceded to France. (3) France ceded Freiburg and Breisack to the emperor and Phillipsburg to the empire. (4) Zweibrücken restored to the king of Sweden, as Count Palatine of the Rhine. (5) Lorraine restored to Duke Leopold (excepting Saarlouis). (6) The claims of Cardinal Fürsternburg to the archbishopric of Cologne were disavowed. (7) The Rhine was made free.  3
 
 
 
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