What was the Anglo-Spanish War (1762-1763)?

Introduction The Anglo–Spanish War (Spanish: Guerra Anglo-Española) was a military conflict fought between Britain and Spain, as part of the Seven Years’ War, and lasted from January 1762 to February 1763, when the Treaty of Paris brought it to an end. For most of the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763), Spain remained neutral and turned down… Read More

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What was the Anglo-Spanish War (1762-1763)?

Introduction The Anglo-Spanish War (Spanish: Guerra Anglo-Española) was a military conflict fought between Britain and Spain as part of the Seven Years’ War. It lasted from January 1762 until February 1763 when the Treaty of Paris brought it to an end. For most of the Seven Years’ War, Spain remained neutral, turning down offers from… Read More

What was the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763)?

Introduction The Seven Years’ War (1756-1763) was a global conflict, “a struggle for global primacy between Britain and France,” which also had a major impact on the Spanish Empire. In Europe, the conflict arose from issues left unresolved by the War of the Austrian Succession, with Prussia seeking greater dominance. Long standing colonial rivalries between… Read More