Signing of the military Treaty of Methuen, between Portugal, Great Britain and the Netherlands, named after John Methuen, the English envoy in Lisbon. King D. Pedro II and Queen Ann reigned. Favourable custom duties granted to exports of textiles to Portugal by Britain and Portuguese wines to Britain.
For more information, please see:
Wool for Grapes: The Methuen Treaty
Portugal on the Eve of the Methuen Treaties, Richard Creed's Journal of 1700
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