Covers from the 1713 to 1763 and
includes the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715, the scandals
of the reign of King George I, the war with Spain and
the dispute over the Austrian Succession, and the Battles
of Fontenoy and Culloden. It also covers the situation
in India and the contest for mastery with the French.
The expansion into North America is described and the
differences that arose between the French and the British,
together with Wolfe’s campaigns in North America.
The volume includes much material on the development of
the British Army, and the problems that arose with regard
to recruitment and conditions of service at that time.