Place Published: London
Publisher: printed for R. Griffiths, in Pater-Noster Row
Date Published: 1757
SEVEN YEARS’ WAR / FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR (1754-1763) BOOK
First edition. (4) 35pp 4-3/4 x 8 inches. Disbound with a half-title.
Contains a letter inquiring into the misconduct of Lord Robert Bertie and his involvement in defeat after the British Navy failed to relieve Minorca from a French siege, Admiral Byng was executed on his own quarter deck for this defeat.
Robert Bertie of Chislehurst in Kent was the 5th son of the Duke of Ancaster
The Seven Years War was a global conflict which ran from 1754 until 1763 and pitted a coalition of Great Britain and its allies against a coalition of France and its allies. The war escalated from a regional conflict between Great Britain and France in North America, known today as the French and Indian War.