Boscawen defeats French off Cape St. Vincent

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Historical Context Note

At a battle off Cape St Vincent, in southern Portugal, a British fleet under Admiral Boscawen defeats the French.
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Editors. "Boscawen defeats French off Cape St. Vincent". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17745, accessed 30 October 2014.]