British interest in the islands of the Gulf of Guinea led the British to claim them as Spanish territory

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In 1839, the British chargé d'affaires in Madrid proposed the purchase of the island to the Spanish government. He cited the lack of attention and the usefulness of the British navy in suppressing the

British interest in the islands of the Gulf of Guinea led the British to claim them as Spanish territory2022-06-11T23:25:10+00:00

Spanish Guinea

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Spain obtained what we know today as Equatorial or Spanish Guinea in 1777 through the Treaty of San Ildefonso (1777) and the Treaty of El Pardo (1778) with Portugal. BSpanish Guinea formed part

Spanish Guinea2022-06-11T23:29:12+00:00
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