Royal Navy under Admiral Hawke defeats French at Quiberon Bay

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Historical Context Note

At the Battle of Quiberon Bay, the British Royal Navy under Admiral Hawke defeats a fleet of French ships, in the Bay of Biscay off the French coast .
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Editors. "Royal Navy under Admiral Hawke defeats French at Quiberon Bay". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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