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King George's War--Engraving depicting the landing of New England Troops on Fortress Louisbourg

October 25th 1760 - George III took the British throne after the death of King George II, his grandfather.

October 1760 - George III took the British throne after the death of King George II, his grandfather.

DETTINGER: Sombrero con un aspecto de pavoneo militar, su nombre se deriva de la batalla de Dettinger 1743.

George II envisioned at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743 by John Wootton

British Tars, 1740-1790: 1740s "The Tar's Triumph, or Bawdy House Battery," Charles Mosley, 1749, National Maritime Museum.  A notorious incident occurred in the 1740's when a group of rioting sailors ransacked a brothel on the Strand in central London.

British Tars, "The Tar's Triumph, or Bawdy House Battery," Charles Mosley, National Maritime Museum. A notorious incident occurred in the when a group of rioting sailors ransacked a brothel on the Strand in central London.

Wolfe and his troops land at the Battle of Louisbourg, by Patrice Courcelle. The Siege of Louisbourg was a pivotal battle of the Seven Years' War (known in the United States as the French and Indian War) in 1758 that ended the French colonial era in Atlantic Canada and led directly to the loss of Quebec in 1759 and the remainder of French North America the following year.

James Wolfe leads British troops ashore during the successful assault on the French fastness of Louisbourg,

SYW- France: Compagnies Franches de la Marine, by Eugène Leliepvre.

SYW- France: Compagnies Franches de la Marine, by Eugène Leliepvre.

British Grenadiers F&I wars

British Grenadiers F&I wars

Artist Nick DeFord uses a lot of maps and embroidery. I really dig the subtle texture on the one above, titled "Lost."

Embroidered Maps by Nick DeFord

Artist Nick DeFord uses a lot of maps and embroidery. I really dig the subtle texture on the one above, titled "Lost.

Grenadiers of the 40th Foot, French & Indian War

Foot and Royal Navy sailor at Kennington Cove.The amphibious assualt by the British in June 1758 on the shores of Isle Royale began the siege of the Fortress of Louisbourg.

The Honourable Robert Monckton.  Second-in-Command and senior Brigadier of Wolfe's Army.

Major-General (later Lieutenant-General) The Honourable Robert Monckton at the Taking of Martinique, Oil on canvas by Benjamin West 1763 (c

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