Spanish lay siege to Gibraltar

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

Without a formal declaration, war begins between Britain and Spain, sparked by the latter's siege of Gibraltar. Spain issues commissions for attacks against British islands and against British shipping.
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Editors. "Spanish lay siege to Gibraltar". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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