The Dunkirk Money, 1662

@article{Grose1933TheDM,
  title={The Dunkirk Money, 1662},
  author={Clyde Leclare Grose},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={1933},
  volume={5},
  pages={1 - 18}
}
  • C. Grose
  • Published 1 March 1933
  • History
  • The Journal of Modern History
I N THE autumn of 1662, Charles II sold Dunkirk to Louis XIV for five million livres. In order to secure all in cash, he allowed a 12 per cent discount on the later instalments which reduced the total to 4,654,000 livres. Of this amount, the odd 154,000 was paid in London, and the remainder-four and one-half million livres, all in silver-was actually transported late in November from Paris to London. It is the purpose of this article to relate the details of this unusual transfer of money, and… 

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Financial relations of Louis XIV andl James II," Journal of modern history, III (1931)

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000,000 livres, and had paid( the first quarter in Feb. 1662. See the writer's "Anglo-Portuguese marriage of 1662

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For the details of this incident see the correspondence in ibid