Archive Results For: Tudors

Note: Vice-Admiral of England

By J R Tanner and G B

The authors seek to correct a misunderstanding in R Massie Blomfield’s article in MM Volume 2, Issue 4 concerning his claim that there had not been a Vice-Admiral during the reigns of Charles II and James II. Both provide evidence from written sources to disprove the point being made. Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Nine Years' War | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Navies

Eminent Marine Artists Part V Augustine Ryther

By Harry Parker

The article discusses the work of the distinguished Elizabethan engraver Augustine Ryther who flourished between 1576 and 1590. His works include charts or plans of the actions with the Spanish Armada, some of the charts in the original “The Mariner’s Mirrour”, various English county maps and maps of London. Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Other (location)
Subjects include: Art & Music

The Union Flag

By Rear Admiral Sir R. Massie Blomfield KCMG

Following an earlier article by W. G. Perrin, Blomfield seeks to establish more accurately when and why a small National Flag was flown on a flagstaff at the bowsprit end in Royal Navy ships. The earliest reference he discovered was Captain John Yonge’s June 1596 “Rules for Naval Affayres” and although submitted to Lord Charles […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Other (location)
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies

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