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Disasʹtrous Peace (La Paix Malheureuse)

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It followed the battle of Gravelines (2 syl.), and was signed at Cateau - Cambreʹsis. By this treaty Henri II, renounced all claim to Genʹoa, Naples, Milʹan, and Corʹsica (1559).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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