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Ryswick,

Netherlands: see RijswijkRijswijk
, city (1994 pop. 46,807), South Holland prov., W Netherlands, near The Hague. It has varied industries. The Treaty of Ryswick (see Ryswick, Treaty of) was signed in 1697. The city was formerly spelled Ryswick.
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Here an obvious choice was Francois de Callieres, distinguished ambassador at Ryswick, cabinet secretary at Versailles, and author of De la Maniere de Negocier .
Treaty of Ryswick that divided Hispaniola between France and Spain, both
French buccaneers settled in western Hispaniola, and by the 1697 Treaty of Ryswick, Spain ceded the area to France.
Bingham Sherbrooke Fusiliers and 1st Hussars as Second-in-Command, Regimental Headquarters to be at 83 van Ryswick St.
20) After two hundred years of control and colonization by the Spanish, the western third of the island was ceded to France as part of the Treaty of Ryswick.
Sus desgracias vienen de lejos cuando en 1659 los franceses iniciaron la colonizacion de la parte occidental de la Isla de Santo Domingo (la otra parte quedo en manos de Espana y en la actual Republica Dominicana la lengua oficial es el castellano) lo que les fue reconocido por el tratado de Ryswick de 1697.
In 1697, following the War of the Grand Alliance in Europe, the French acquired the western half of Hispaniola from Spain in the Treaty of Ryswick and renamed their portion of the island Saint Dominque.
En cuanto se escuchan disparos, todos nos metemos a la casa", comenta Ryswick Saint Fleir, quien como Petit Frere pasa estos malos dias pidiendo proteccion a Dios en ceremonias evangelicas.
Hemos de tener en cuenta que a pesar de la paz de los Pirineos de 1659, o quizas por eso mismo, las relaciones entre Espana y Francia no mejoraron, al menos hasta la paz de Ryswick (1697), lo cual sin duda provoco un empeoramiento de la situacion de los franceses en la Peninsula.
It remained under them till September 13, 1699 when, under the Treaty of Ryswick signed in Europe, Pondicherry was returned to the French.