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Historical Events in June 1743

Battle of InterestBattle of Dettingen

Jun 27 War of the Austrian Succession: Battle of Dettingen: in Bavaria, King George II of Britain personally leads troops into battle. The last time a British monarch commanded troops in the field.
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King George II with the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Dettingen
King George II with the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Dettingen