Ryswick, Treaty of


Ryswick, Treaty of
   Concluded in 1697; brought peace between Great Britain and France. Provided for the mutual restoration of all places taken by either party during the war; the appointment of commissioners to determine their respective rights in Hudson Bay; formally recognized William III as sovereign of Great Britain.
   Index: F Restores to England her Hudson Bay posts, 349. L Concluded in 1697, 234; terms of, 234.
   Bib.: Hertslet, Treaties and Conventions; Dict. Eng. Hist.

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