British Royal Navy bombards Alexandria (24 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

The British Royal Navy bombards the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Liberal MP John Bright resigns from Gladstone's cabinet in protest at this unprovoked violence.

Citation:
Editors. "British Royal Navy bombards Alexandria". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18860, accessed 04 December 2016.]