What’s in a name: The Battle of Minden

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The pub in St Mary’s Road, Fratton, is reputedly the only one in the UK to have this name.

The Battle of Minden was fought in 1759 by a Prussian-Hanoverian-British army led by Prince Ferdinand, who defeated a French force under the Marquis de Contades.