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Encyclopedia > Treaty of Xanten

The Treaty of Xanten (German: Vertrag von Xanten) was signed on November 12, 1614 between Wolfgang William, Duke of Palatinate-Neuburg and John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg. The treaty ended the Jülich-Cleves War and all hostilities between Wolfgang William and John Sigismund. Based on the terms of the treaty, the territories of Jülich-Berg and Ravenstein went to Wolfgang William. Moreover, the territories of Cleves-Mark and Ravensberg went to John Sigismund. November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... John or Johann Sigismund Hohenzollern (1572-1619) succeeded his father Joachim Friedrich as margrave of Brandenburg and duke of Ducal Prussia in 1608. ... Single European Act A treaty is a binding agreement under international law entered into by actors in international law, namely states and international organizations. ... The Duchy of Jülich was a state of the Holy Roman Empire in present Germany (part of North Rhine-Westphalia) and the Netherlands (part of Limburg). ... Ravenstein (population: 8,466) is a city and former municipality in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant. ... Ravensberg, historical county in eastern Westphalia, Germany. ...


  • Hayden, Michael J. Continuity in the France of Henry IV and Louis XIII: French Foreign Policy, 1598-1615. Journal of Modern History, Vol. 45, No. 1 (March 1973), pp. 1-23.

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This is a chronological list of international treaties, historic agreements, peaces, edicts, pacts, etc. ...

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  • Jülich



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