William I: Family and inheritance. …negotiator of the Treaty of Cateau-Cambrésis (1559), which, in ending prolonged strife between Burgundy-Habsburg and France, released from French occupation his princedom of Orange and made the Netherlands accessible to Calvinist preachers from France. Philip II, at his accession in 1555, had admitted William to the Council of State, and,….
Cateau-Cambrésis, Treaty of (1559) The treaties were signed in the city of Cateau-Cambrésis (France) in 1559, the first on April 2 between France and England and the second on April 3 between France and Spain. According to the first treaty, England returned Calais to France for a ransom of 500, 000 ecus to be paid over eight years.
Cateau-Cambrésis, treaty of. The treaty was signed on 3 April 1559. The French ceased to support the claims of Mary, queen of Scots (then married to the dauphin) to the English throne, and the English, by implication, gave up hopes of regaining Calais, since the French were to retain it for eight years and then restore it on conditions certain to be broken.
Cateau-Cambrésis, Treaty of (kätō`-käNbrāzē`) , 1559, concluded at Le Cateau, France, by representatives of Henry II Henry II, 1519–59, king of France (1547–59), son of King Francis I.
Cateau-Cambrésis, Treaty of It put an end to the 60-year conflict between France and Spain, begun with the Italian Wars , in which Henry VIII and later Mary I of England had intermittently sided against France.
Life From 1537 until 1567 he was one of the four Secretaries of State (ministers managing the government). He was one of the plenipotentiary of France to the Treaty of Cateau-Cambrésis , ending the Italian War of 1551–1559 . He served as secretary of state to kings Francis I , …
An Overview of the Results of the Treaty of Cateau-Cambrésis 1559. The terms gave Calais back to France for eight years, but England did try to reassert control over the territory between 1562 and 1564. A positive development for England was that France agreed not to support Mary, Queen of Scots’ claim to the English throne.
The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis, ending the Italian Wars, was agreed there on 2–3 April 1559. Until 1678, the city belonged to the Spanish Netherlands (now called Belgium). France conquered the city officially by the treaty of Nijmegen signed in 1678. On 28 March 1794, allied forces under the prince of Coburg, defeated French forces at Le Cateau.
This ended the long conflict known as the Habsburg-Valios wars. It was between France and Spain. Spain was the winner. After the treaty, France had to accept Spanish dominance in Italy. Spanish governors ruled many of the major cities in Spain.