Spanish invasion of Portugal

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Historical Context Note


A Spanish force invades Portugal, after the Portuguese refuse to accept a Franco-Spanish order to close their ports to British ships and to remain neutral in this time of war. The Spanish later take Braganza and Almeida.
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Citation:
Editors. "Spanish invasion of Portugal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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