Britain was one of the major participants in the Seven Years War, although warfare in the European Theatre involving countries other than Britain and France only commenced in 1756. Britain emerged from the war as the world's leading colonial power, having gained a number of new territories at the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and established itself as the world's pre-eminent naval power.
The war started poorly for Britain, with deaths from the plague and scurvy, and losses at the hands of France in North America during 1754–55. Britain's major ally Austria then switched sides and aligned itself with France, leaving Britain to hastily conclude a new alliance with Frederick the Great's Prussia. For the next seven years these two nations were ranged against a growing number of enemy powers led by France.
This Pendraken army pack contains
3 artillery guns and crew