Jenkins' ear

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Jenkins’ ear

trivial cause of a great quarrel. [Br. Hist.: Espy, 336]
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The only war with a lesser cause was the War of Jenkins' Ear between England and Spain in the 18th century.
Q Further to the question about the War of Jenkins' Ear, where is the painting of Jenkins and does the ear still exist?
There are other paintings of scenes from the War of Jenkins' Ear in the National Maritime Museum.
Which two countries fought the so-called War of Jenkins' Ear in 1739?
Q Is anyone an expert on The War of Jenkins' Ear, between England and Spain?
The War of Jenkins' Ear between Britain and Spain in the mid-18th Century, that is.

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