Throwback Tuesday: First Siege of Pensacola Failure (1707)

On this day in 1707 the first English/Creek Indian siege of Pensacola was lifted and the Spanish remained in control of West Florida. This was part of the hostilities associated with Queen Anne’s War.  We discussed the siege of St Augustine in April when the British came dangerously close to taking East Florida. However the siege was lifted and  Spanish control of East Florida was maintained.

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  1. […] two major cities in the territory. As we’ve discussed in prior articles on this website, both Pensacola and Saint Augustine were subject to long sieges by the British during this war. Both cities saw a […]

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  2. […] the two major cities in the territory. As we’ve discussed in prior articles on this website, both Pensacola and Saint Augustine were subject to long sieges by the British during this war. Both cities saw a […]

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