Editors. "British capitulate to French at Klosterzeven". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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British capitulate to French at Klosterzeven (57 words)
Historical Context Note
At Klosterzeven in Lower Saxony, the British forces under the Duke of Cumberland surrender to Richelieu, the new French commander, and give up Hanover and Brunswick to French occupation. When Cumberland returns to Britain, he is disgraced by his father George II, who replaces him with Ferdinand of Brunswick and refuses to ratify the Convention of Klosterzeven.17713 British capitulate to French at Klosterzeven 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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