War of the Julich Succession 1609-1614

[ 1609 - 1614 ]

The War of the Julich Succession or the Julich-Cleves War was a political and military conflict, composed primarily of a series of sieges and conquests, between Wolfgang William, Duke of Palatinate-Neuburg, supported by Spain and the Catholic League (from 1613), John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, supported by the United Provinces and the Kingdom of England, and Rudolph II, Holy Roman Emperor (who withdrew his claim in 1610), for control of the United Duchies of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, that began in 1609 and ended on 12 November 1614, with the signing of the Treaty of Xanten. Julich-Cleves-Berg was divided between Duke Wolfgang William of Neuburg and John Sigismund of Brandenburg.

Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor and John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg 1609 1614 View
Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor and Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg 1609 1614 View

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