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…erent way, was also very well referenced and illustrated. About the Author Susan Rose taught at a variety of secondary schools before reaching the relative calm of an appointment as Senior Lecturer at Roehampton University. Her PhD thesis on the accounts of William Soper, Clerk of the King’s Ships under both Henry V and Henry VI, was published by the Navy Record Society in 1982 as The Navy of the Lancastrian Kings. Since then she has written a num… Read More

SNR Centenary Medal and Victory Medal 2017

…ate. This year Council decided unanimously that it should be awarded to Dr Susan Rose. Susan was first elected to Council of the SNR in the 1960s, whilst still working on her PhD thesis on the navy of the Lancastrian kings. She was later elected as a Trustee under the old ‘Articles of Association’, and later was appointed a Vice President. Dr Susan Rose receiving her Centenary Medal She has been closely involved with the affairs of the Society for… Read More

The Centenary Medal

Rose This year Council decided unanimously that it should be awarded to Dr Susan Rose. Susan was first elected to Council of the SNR in the 1960s, whilst still working on her PhD thesis on the navy of the Lancastrian kings. She was later elected as a Trustee under the old ‘Articles of Association’, and later was appointed a Vice President. She has been closely involved with the affairs of the Society for over half a century, particularly as a memb… Read More

Vice Presidents

…ober 2012 and has been Representative DL for Greenwich since January 2013. Susan Rose, MA, PhD Susan Rose was first elected to the Council of the SNR in the 1960s while still working on her PhD thesis on the navy of the Lancastrian Kings. She was later elected as Trustee under the old Articles of Association and eventually as a Vice-president. She has thus been closely involved with the affairs of the Society for over fifty years. During that peri… Read More

Research & Programmes Committee

…R(S) and was awarded the Fellowship of the Society in 2015. Susan Rose: Dr Susan Rose was first elected to the Council of the SNR in the 1960s while still working on her PhD thesis on the navy of the Lancastrian Kings. She was later elected as Trustee under the old Articles of Association and eventually as Vice President of the SNR. She has been closely involved with the affairs of the Society for over fifty years. During that period she has conti… Read More

Anderson Medal Presentation 16 April

…ent this year’s Anderson Medal for a maritime history publication to Susan Rose for her book England’s Medieval Navy: Ships, Men and Warfare. The judging committee thought that Susan ‘has done a magnificent job in researching and writing about an era that is often neglected and perhaps sometimes ignored in maritime history. Her book, which interpreted a difficult subject in an easily read and coherent way, was also very well referenced and illustr… Read More

SNR Conference Report: The State of Maritime Historical Research

…roper, with two historians at opposite ends of the career spectrum – Susan Rose, the doyenne of medieval naval historians, and Benjamin Redding of the University of Warwick, who has only recently embarked on his postdoctoral career. Susan provided a broad analysis of university provision for maritime history in the UK, noting its very patchy nature (and its depressing but probably inevitable focus on pirates) and the distinct neglect of her own me… Read More

Spring and Summer Events at the National Maritime Museum

…ent this year’s Anderson Medal for a maritime history publication to Susan Rose for her book England’s Medieval Navy: Ships, Men and Warfare. The presentation of the medal and a talk by Dr Rose on her book will take place in the Leopold Muller Lecture Theatre at the National Maritime Museum, once again emphasising the close ties between the Museum and the SNR. Registration from 16.30 outside the lecture theatre followed by the award presentation,… Read More

2013 Anderson Medal Award

…or the best maritime non-fiction book of 2013 has been awarded to Dr Susan Rose, an Associate Lecturer at the Open University, for her wonderful book ‘England’s Medieval Navy 1066-1509: Ships, Men & Warfare‘ (Published by Seaforth, 2013) The judging committee thought that Susan had done a magnificent job in researching and writing about an era that is often neglected and perhaps sometimes ignored in maritime history. Her book, which interpreted a… Read More

Henry V’s Grace Dieu and Mutiny at Sea: Some New Evidence

By Susan Rose

…e in 1420. A recently-found document indicates that she sailed from Southampton with the Earl of Devon’ s expedition to “keep the seas”. The King’s Council commissioned two gentlemen to take the muster of mariners and soldiers. The Grace Dieu leaders flatly refused and the crew rose up, insulted, maltreated and compelled the commissioners to sail to St Helen’s on the Isle of Wight. No reason is given. There is no evidence of unseaworthiness and co… Read More

Filed under: English Channel | High Middle Ages | Mutiny & Discipline
Subjects include: Administration | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies | Shipbuilding & Design

Anchoring and Mooring: an Examination of English Maritime Practice before c.1650

By Susan Rose

The definitions of anchoring and mooring can be blurred. ‘Anchoring’ is a specific action, ‘Mooring’ may describe the use of anchors or the action of being tied alongside a quay using ropes alone. The antecedents of these manoeuvers has been brought into question and the author has delved deep into history to establish any right or precedence for the practice of permanent moorings using specific ground tackle. The period chosen is from c.1200 and… Read More

Filed under: Medieval | Early Modern | Other (location)
Subjects include: Ship Handling & Seamanship

Mussel Fishing (c.1650)

…ubject of anchoring and mooring larger ships in this period and earlier in Susan Rose’s 2003 article: ‘Anchoring and Mooring: An Examination of English Maritime Practice before 1650‘ During the same period, Europe and the Atlantic was alive with maritime activity. The English were fighting a Civil War which had significant maritime and naval aspects. The society has published two important articles. They concern a blockade of the River Tagus in Po… Read More