Napoleon’s Grand Army leaves Boulogne; end of fear of invasion in England

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Historical Context Note

On 24th July 1805 the French Grand Army began to leave the coast of the English Channel and move to the Danube to confront Austria and its allies. England was free of fears of invasion for the first time in two years.

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Editors. "Napoleon’s Grand Army leaves Boulogne; end of fear of invasion in England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 12 December 2007
[, accessed 14 October 2015.]

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  1. Napoleonic Wars: 1803-1815