During the Napoleonic Wars, Sicily was of some tactical importance, and a British garrison was established there in 1806.
1. Britain Intervenes; 2. The Protectorate and the 'Bases'; 3. The Constitution and the 'Promise'; 4. The King's Return: the Queen's Departure; 5. The Constitution Fails; 6. Dictatorship and the 'Dream'; 7. The End of the Protectorate.