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Ryswick, PEACE OF, concluded in 1697 at the town of Ryswick, ended the war between Louis XIV. against Great Britain, Holland, Spain, and Germany. Louis acknowledged William III. as King of England, restored what he had taken from Germany, with the exception of Alsace and Strasburg, and gave up to Spain his conquests in Catalonia and the Netherlands.