British Royal Navy bombards Alexandria

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "British Royal Navy bombards Alexandria". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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