Methuen Treaty between England and Portugal

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Historical Context Note

The Methuen Treaty between England and Portugal sets up advantageous trading positions for both countries. Portugal agrees to import all her woollen goods from England, and England assents to placing a level of duty on Portuguese wines that is a third lower than that on French wines.
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Editors. "Methuen Treaty between England and Portugal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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