War of jenkins' ear

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October 22, 1739 – War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain. The war's unusual name, coined by Thomas Carlyle in 1858, refers to an ear severed from Robert Jenkins, captain of a British merchant ship, following the boarding of his vessel by Spanish coast guards. The severed ear was subsequently exhibited before Parliament.

The war of Jenkin's ear was a trade war fought between Britain and Spain. Trade wars were often used by 18th century powers to gain dominance in international trade. AT 18th c. SP

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LA BATALLA DE CARTAGENA DE INDIAS 1741 WAR OF JENKINS EAR BLAS DE LEZO A...

Fort Frederica & The War of Jenkins' Ear #Georgia http://www.myqualitytime.net/2014/06/fort-frederica-war-of-jenkins-ear.html

My fifth great uncle, Nathaniel Chandler, was a solider in the War of Jenkins Ear (1739-1741). In 1740 Nathaniel Chandler, was enlisted by General John Winslow to serve in the expedition against th...

Fort Frederica & The War of Jenkins' Ear #Georgia http://www.myqualitytime.net/2014/06/fort-frederica-war-of-jenkins-ear.html

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