Treaty of Charlottenburg between Britain and Prussia

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Historical Context Note

Britain and Prussia sign the Treaty of Charlottenburg. This arranges for George I's grandson to marry a Prussian princess and Prince Frederick of Prussia to marry the Prince of Wales' daughter. It also plans for a military alliance that would combine the naval might of Britain with the land strength of the Prussian armies. However, subsequent difficulties meant that this treaty was never enacted.
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Editors. "Treaty of Charlottenburg between Britain and Prussia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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