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Jenkins’ ear

trivial cause of a great quarrel. [Br. Hist.: Espy, 336]
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The storm raised by a section of opinion in India over the removal of Mrs Kulbhushan Jadhav's shoes when she met her husband is not the result of frustration at the effectiveness of Pakistan's gesture, so much as the search for a casus belli, resembling nothing more than the cutting off of Jenkins' ear in 1731, which led to the War of Jenkins' Ear between England and Spain in 1738.
The War of Jenkins' Ear ultimately segued into the War of the Austrian Succession, in which other European countries became involved.
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?
Which two countries fought the so-called War of Jenkins' Ear in 1739?
The War of Jenkins' Ear (1739-1742), which began in Europe on Oct.
Principal wars: War of Jenkins' Ear (1739-1741); Seven Years' War (1756-1763).
Q Is anyone an expert on The War of Jenkins' Ear, between England and Spain?
The War of Jenkins' Ear (1739-1742) continued with an invasion of Florida led by Gov.
Principal wars: War of Jenkins' Ear (1739-1741); Seven Years' War (1756-1763); American Revolutionary War (1775-1783); French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1799).
The War of Jenkins' Ear between Britain and Spain in the mid-18th Century, that is.
Principal wars: War of Jenkins' Ear (1739-1743)/War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748); Seven Years' War (1756-1763); American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).

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