Britain supports Portugal against Spain by sending troops to Tagus

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George Canning's agreement to send troops to Portugal, to counteract Spanish threat of invasion in support of Dom Miguel, who is trying to obtain throne from Maria.

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Editors. "Britain supports Portugal against Spain by sending troops to Tagus". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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