Convention of Cintra, 22nd August 1808

An agreement between British and French forces to allow Junot's army to be evacuated from Portugal. The agreement was highly controversial and the outcry it caused in Britain was to have a long term effect on the Peninsular war.

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How to cite this article: Dugdale-Pointon, TDP. (25 November 2001), Convention of Cintra, 22nd August 1808,

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