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King of England gets support from London concerning the insult from the king of France...
Item # 670878
October 02, 1701
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 2, 1701 The ftpg. has a letter: "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty" from the mayor and council of London, supporting the king in the insult from the king of France who considers the king of England as the "pretended" king.
As a bit of background, James II was the last Catholic monarch of Great Britain, deposed in the Glorious Resolution of 1688 and was exiled to France where he died in September. France had always recognized James II as the rightful king of Great Britain.
Single sheet, 6 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's