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treaty of Kingston


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1217.

Immediately after the defeat of his supporters at Lincoln in May 1217, Louis, dauphin of France, began peace negotiations. They broke down in the summer but a further naval defeat at Sandwich persuaded him to agree terms. In exchange for a large indemnity, he renounced his claim to the crown of England. (See also Lambeth, treaty of.)

Subjects: British History.


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