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Spanish Succession, War of the

The War of the Spanish Succession (17011714) was a major European armed conflict that arose in 1701 after the death of the last Spanish Habsburg king, Charles II. The war was fought not only in Europe, but also in North America, where the conflict became known to the English colonists as Queen Anne's War.


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