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Fighting Instructions

1530-1816, 1st Edition

By Julian S. Corbett

Routledge

386 pages

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Description

The views put forward by Corbett in this collection have now been partly discredited, but the collection itself remains of fundamental importance for the study of British naval tactics. It includes both Fighting Instructions in the strict sense, and various orders and memoranda explanatory of them.

Table of Contents

PART I.—EARLY TUDOR PERIOD

PART II.—ELIZABETHAN AND JACOBEAN

PART III.—CAROLINGIAN

PART IV.—THE FIRST DUTCH WAR

PART V.—THE SECOND DUTCH WAR

PART VI.—THE THIRD DUTCH WAR TO THE REVOLUTION

PART VII.—WILLIAM III. AND ANNE

PART VIII.—ADDITIONAL FIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

PART IX.—THE LAST PHASE

About the Author

Julian Corbett was born on 12 November 1854 was educated at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Cambridge where he took a first class degree in law, becoming a barrister in the Middle Temple in 1877, practising until 1882, when he turned to writing, starting with historical novels about the Tudor period. He died on 21 September 1922.

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