George II signs the Convention of Hanover with Prussia (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Britain signs the Convention of Hanover with Prussia. Through this treaty, George II deserts his alliance with Maria Theresa, and promises instead to negotiate a peace settlement.

Citation:
Editors. "George II signs the Convention of Hanover with Prussia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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