Editors. "Spain agrees to cede Gibraltar and Minorca to Britain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011; last revised 30 November -1.
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At the peace conference of Utrecht, Spain agrees to cede Britain the islands of Gibraltar and Minorca, and to grant its Royal African Company the Assiento (monopoly) over the slave trade to Spanish America.
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