Treaty of The Hague (1720)
The Treaty of Den Haag (also known as the Treaty of The Hague) was signed on
February 17, 1720. The treaty ended the War of the Quadruple Alliance, a conflict that arose between King Philip V of Spainand an alliance of Great Britain, France, Austriaand the Dutch Republic.
Philip was confirmed king of Spain by the
Treaty of Utrechtin 1713, ending the War of the Spanish Succession. However, in that treaty Spain lost its territories in Italy and the Netherlands. Philip, intent on winning back his former Italian possessions, invaded Sicilyin 1718, which had been ceded to the Duchy of Savoy. In response, the Quadruple Alliance was formed and defeated Spain.
In the Treaty of Den Haag, Philip agreed to abandoned his Italian claims, but won the assurance from Austria that the
Duchy of Parmawould be succeeded by his son, Charles, upon the extinction of the Farneseline. This came to pass in 1731, but Philip broke the treaty during the War of the Polish Succession, when Spanish forces invaded Sicily.
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