Honoré Mirabeau secret agent of the Crown (55 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

He begins series of Notes for the Court on proceedings in the National Assembly. The Assembly debates the right to declare war and make peace, which becomes a pertinent issue with the danger of war between Britain and Spain over Nootka Sound, in which France would be bound by the Family Compact to aid …

Citation:
Editors. "Honoré Mirabeau secret agent of the Crown". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=13231, accessed 03 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. French Revolution and French Revolutionary Wars: 1789-1802