Honoré Mirabeau secret agent of the Crown

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Historical Context Note

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 …
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Editors. "Honoré Mirabeau secret agent of the Crown". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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  1. French Revolution and French Revolutionary Wars: 1789-1802