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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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21) The Treaty of Ryswick settled the Nine Years War in which France fought against the Grand Alliance of England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the United Provinces.
It remained under them till September 13, 1699 when, under the Treaty of Ryswick signed in Europe, Pondicherry was returned to the French.
He ignores the series of articles published by the late Professor Mark Thomson on international diplomacy in the 1690s, which not only would have provided the author with a much more sophisticated view of the Treaty of Ryswick and the Partition Treaty negotiations, but might also have tempered his high estimate of Bentinck's importance in those matters.
35) Although the matter was considered again at the close of the Thirty Years' War in 1648 and after the peace of Ryswick in 1697, the calendar was still not revised.
France gained complete control with the Treaty of Ryswick at the end of the 17th century, and Haiti soon became its richest colony.
Il s'interesse ensuite au traite de Ryswick (1697) par lequel la France consolide sa presence dans la Baie d'Hudson, avant d'examiner les incidences du traite d'Utrecht.
89) George made public appearances, however, appearing with William at court levees and accompanying him in his carriage on his return from the peace of Ryswick in 1697.
On September 5, 1697, Newfoundland was formally returned to England under the terms of the Treaty of Ryswick.