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Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1701
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • March 9 » Safavid troops retreat from Basra, ending a three year occupation.
  • May 23 » After being convicted of piracy and of murdering William Moore, Captain William Kidd is hanged in London.
  • July 9 » A Bourbon force under Nicolas Catinat withdraws from a smaller Habsburg force under Prince Eugene of Savoy in the Battle of Carpi.
  • July 24 » Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founds the trading post at Fort Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit.
  • August 4 » Great Peace of Montreal between New France and First Nations is signed.
  • September 16 » James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.