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  • The death of Charles 11., the heirless king of the huge Spanish monarchy, had long been expected.
  • Hitherto life-owners of land, holding as subtenants, had possessed large powers of alienating it, to the detriment of their superior lords, who would otherwise have recovered it, when their vassals died heirless, as an escheat.

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