History: Military & Naval History

  • The Beatty Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty: v. 2: 1916-27: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty book cover

    The Beatty Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty: v. 2: 1916-27

    Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty, 1st Edition

    By Brian Ranft

    David Beatty joined the Victorian Navy in 1884. His early career therefore occurred at a time of great technological, tactical and strategic challenges to the Royal Navy. In 1910 he was promoted to Rear Admiral, and from 1912 served as Naval Secretary to Winston Churchill, the First Lord of the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-19 book cover

    Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-19

    1st Edition

    By M. Simpson

    The working relationship between the Royal Navy and the US Navy began in a tentative and stuttering fashion in the dark days of 1917 and prior to the American entry into World War One they were largely unacquainted. Relations between the individual members of the two services in distant waters…

    Paperback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • Documents Relating to the Civil War: 1642-1648 book cover

    Documents Relating to the Civil War

    1642-1648, 1st Edition

    By J.R. Powell, E.K. Timings

    In the struggle between King and Parliament (1642-1648), naval power played a decisive role. Although the first two Stuart Kings took a keen and practical interest in the Navy -building ships, repairing shipyards, raising money though the controversial Ship Money taxation – ordinary seamen in the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War: 1652-1654, Vol. IV book cover

    Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War

    1652-1654, Vol. IV, 1st Edition

    By C.T. Atkinson

    This remarkable compilation includes both official and private correspondence and papers from a wide variety of sources both English and Dutch (the latter translated), giving an extremely detailed and complete view of all aspects of the war. The first volume extends to August 1652. The translations…

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    Routledge

  • Letters and Papers relating to the War with France: 1512-1513 book cover

    Letters and Papers relating to the War with France

    1512-1513, 1st Edition

    By Alfred Spont

    The documents are French as well as English, drawn from a variety of sources, the French papers printed in the original language with English abstracts.…

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    Routledge

  • Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War: 1652-1654, Vol. I book cover

    Letters and Papers relating to the First Dutch War

    1652-1654, Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Rawson Gardiner

    This remarkable compilation includes both official and private correspondence and papers from a wide variety of sources both English and Dutch (the latter translated), giving an extremely detailed and complete view of all aspects of the war. The first volume extends to August 1652. The translations…

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    Routledge

  • State Papers relating to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada: 1588, Vol. II book cover

    State Papers relating to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada

    1588, Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By Sir John Knox Laughton

    <P>These are chiefly ‘State Papers’ in the narrow sense of records of the English Secretary of State, but include other English government documents from the Public Record Office and the British Museum.</P><P>Vol II August to December 1588. In appendices Vol.II prints a list…

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    Routledge

  • Recollections of James Anthony Gardner: 1775-1814 book cover

    Recollections of James Anthony Gardner

    1775-1814, 1st Edition

    By Sir R. Vesey Hamilton, John Knox Laughton

    The editors began their introduction to this volume by remarking that it contains ‘very little history, as commonly understood’ -by which they meant the history of naval operations. Gardner’s Service career was undistinguished for reasons which can easily be inferred from his stories, but he was…

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    Routledge

  • Queen Anne's Navy book cover

    Queen Anne's Navy

    1st Edition

    By R.D. Merriman

    This volume presents a selection of documents dealing with the administration of the Navy in the years 1702 to 1714. It can be seen as a sequel to The Sergison Papers (NRS volume 89) which drew on similar material about the administration of the Navy in the years 1689 to 1702. Much of the material…

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    Routledge

  • A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library: Vol. I book cover

    A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library

    Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By J.R. Tanner

    Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) made a significant contribution to British history by his work as a naval administrator, and he bequeathed to Magdalen College, Cambridge its greatest treasure – his library, a unique collection of 3,000 books and manuscripts, still preserved as he left it. There are 250…

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    Routledge

  • Letters written by Sir Samuel Hood: 1781-2-3 book cover

    Letters written by Sir Samuel Hood

    1781-2-3, 1st Edition

    By David Hannay

    These letters were written by the then Rear-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood in 1781-1783; some are his official reports to the Admiralty, others private letters, chiefly to his friend George Jackson, Second Secretary of the Admiralty, in which he freely gives his low opinion of his successive senior…

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    Routledge

  • The Life of Admiral Sir John Leake: Vol. II book cover

    The Life of Admiral Sir John Leake

    Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Callender

    Leake (1656-1720) was one of the most prominent flag officers of King William and Queen Anne’ s wars. He played a leading part in the relief of Londonderry in 1689, fought at Bantry Bay, Beachy Head, La Hogue and Malaga, twice relieved Gibraltar, captured Cartagena, Alicante, Ibiza, Majorca,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

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