Editors. "George II defeats French at Dettingen". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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George II defeats French at Dettingen (49 words)
Historical Context Note
An army of British, Hanoverian and Hessian troops defeats the French at the Battle of Dettingen. George II leads his forces, making this the last time a British monarch personally led his troops into battle. However, plans to capitalise on this victory by invading France are not carried out.17482 George II defeats French at Dettingen 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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