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An yearlie observation of the English and Spanish ffleetes that were sett forth one to annoy tother from 1585...untill the yeare 1602

An yearlie observation of the English and Spanish ffleetes that were sett forth one to annoy tother from 1585...untill the yeare 1602

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Sir William Mounson's sea voyages
Creator: Monson, William, Sir, 1569-1643
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Date: [ca. 1625]
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This work was printed in 1682 as the first part of "Magalopsychy, A true and exact account of the wars with Spain..."
Binding: stitched.
Abstract:
Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of descriptions of voyages and naval engagements between the English and Spanish, including those led by Sir Francis Drake; George Clifford, Earl of Cumberland; Lord Thomas Howard, Earl of Suffolk; Sir Walter Raleigh; Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex; and others. Each entry begins with a list of ships and the names of their commanders, followed by a narrative of the events of the naval conflict, which include details of short rations; discussions of tactics; occasional criticism of both English and Spanish commanders; and descriptions of maneuvers in battle. Monson's own name appears on some of these lists as ship commander under Cumberland and Essex, as well as within the narratives.
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1 v. (168 p.) ; 33 x 20 cm.
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Object ID: 10268766
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