France–United Kingdom relations

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France–United Kingdom relations are the relations between the governments of the French Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK).wikipedia
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Entente Cordiale

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Friendly ties between the two began with the 1904 Entente Cordiale, and the British and French were allied against Germany in both World War I and World War II; in the latter conflict, British armies helped to liberate occupied France from the Nazis.
The Entente Cordiale (English: Cordial Agreement) was a series of agreements signed on 8 April 1904 between the United Kingdom and the French Republic which saw a significant improvement in Anglo-French relations.

British migration to France

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It is estimated that about 350,000 French people live in the UK, with approximately 400,000 Britons living in France.

Tahiti

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He was followed in 1766 by Samuel Wallis who discovered Tahiti and claimed it for Britain.
The next European visitors arrived during the period of intense Anglo-French rivalry that filled the twelve years between the Seven Years' War and the American Revolutionary War.

Hundred Years' War

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Some of the noteworthy conflicts include the Hundred Years' War and the French Revolutionary Wars which were French victories, and the Seven Years' War, Second Hundred Years’ War and Napoleonic Wars, from which Britain emerged victorious.

Anglo-French Wars

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The historical ties between France and the UK, and the countries preceding them, are long and complex, including conquest, wars, and alliances at various points in history.

English claims to the French throne

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In the medieval period, the countries were often bitter enemies, with both nations' monarchs claiming control over France.

Sir Philip Stephens, 1st Baronet

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Meanwhile, the Secretary of the Admiralty, Philip Stephens, swiftly and secretly dispatched John Byron to the Falklands and round the world.
He was operating at a time of intense Anglo-French rivalry following Britain's success in the Seven Years' War, through France's revanche in the American Revolutionary War and on into the French Revolution.

Auld Alliance

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It was also during the Middle Ages that a Franco-Scottish alliance, known as the Auld Alliance was signed by King John of Scotland and Philip IV of France.

Fashoda Incident

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One brief but dangerous dispute occurred during the Fashoda Incident in 1898 when French troops tried to claim an area in the Southern Sudan, and a British force purporting to be acting in the interests of the Khedive of Egypt arrived.

Emirates Stadium

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In March 2008 their Emirates stadium was chosen as the venue for a meeting during a state visit by the French President precisely for this reason.
On 27 March 2008, it played host to a summit between British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, in part because the stadium was regarded as "a shining example of Anglo–French co-operation".

Suez Crisis

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The two nations have a post WWII record of working together on international security measures, as was seen in the Suez Crisis and Falklands War.

France

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France–United Kingdom relations are the relations between the governments of the French Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK).

Anglo-French alliance

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The historical ties between France and the UK, and the countries preceding them, are long and complex, including conquest, wars, and alliances at various points in history.

Roman Empire

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The Roman era saw both areas, except northern England and Scotland, conquered by Rome, whose fortifications exist in both countries to this day, and whose writing system introduced a common alphabet to both areas; however, the language barrier remained.

England

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The Roman era saw both areas, except northern England and Scotland, conquered by Rome, whose fortifications exist in both countries to this day, and whose writing system introduced a common alphabet to both areas; however, the language barrier remained.

Scotland

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The Roman era saw both areas, except northern England and Scotland, conquered by Rome, whose fortifications exist in both countries to this day, and whose writing system introduced a common alphabet to both areas; however, the language barrier remained.

French Revolutionary Wars

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Some of the noteworthy conflicts include the Hundred Years' War and the French Revolutionary Wars which were French victories, and the Seven Years' War, Second Hundred Years’ War and Napoleonic Wars, from which Britain emerged victorious.

Seven Years' War

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Some of the noteworthy conflicts include the Hundred Years' War and the French Revolutionary Wars which were French victories, and the Seven Years' War, Second Hundred Years’ War and Napoleonic Wars, from which Britain emerged victorious.

Napoleonic Wars

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Some of the noteworthy conflicts include the Hundred Years' War and the French Revolutionary Wars which were French victories, and the Seven Years' War, Second Hundred Years’ War and Napoleonic Wars, from which Britain emerged victorious.

Battle of Waterloo

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Britain and France fought a series of five major wars, culminating in the Coalition victory over Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815.

Suez Canal

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There were some subsequent tensions, especially after 1880, over such issues as the Suez Canal and rivalry for African colonies.

Scramble for Africa

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There were some subsequent tensions, especially after 1880, over such issues as the Suez Canal and rivalry for African colonies.

World War I

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Friendly ties between the two began with the 1904 Entente Cordiale, and the British and French were allied against Germany in both World War I and World War II; in the latter conflict, British armies helped to liberate occupied France from the Nazis.

World War II

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Friendly ties between the two began with the 1904 Entente Cordiale, and the British and French were allied against Germany in both World War I and World War II; in the latter conflict, British armies helped to liberate occupied France from the Nazis.