Editors. "Britain ceases to subsidise Prussia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Britain stops subsidising Prussia in an attempt to force this power to consider peace negotiations. This act marks a weakening in the alliance between these two powers which has helped the fuel the conflict of the Seven Years' War.