Lord Torrington’s Trial – a Rejoinder

By Dr Peter Le Fevre , published February 1992

Abstract

The writer presents a detailed justification, based on ship’s logs and other records, of Lord Torrington’s conduct during the battle of Beachy Head 1690. He seeks to refute assertions, made in contemporary Dutch and other political pamphlets and since, that Lord Torrington’s subsequent acquittal at court-martial was due to Jacobite bias on the part of the tribunal.

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Filed under: English Channel | Nine Years' War
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Biography | Navies

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