Monday eXcursion: Wars of Succession

“In 1688 Europe drew swords in a quarrel which, with one uneasy interlude, was to last for a quarter of a century. Since the duel between Rome and Carthage there had been no such world war.” Winston Churchill - Marlborough His Life And Times. The 127 year period between 1688 (England’s “Glorious Revolution”) and 1815 … Continue reading Monday eXcursion: Wars of Succession