The Navy and the Civil War in Ireland 1643-46

By M.L. Baumber, published August 1989

Abstract

This provides a detailed chronological account of how the Royalists and Parliament used their individual navies during the English Civil War to respectively facilitate or thwart Royalist attempts to use the army in Ireland to assist their cause in England. It describes key actors their objectives, constraints, alliances and results. It details the ships and how and where they were used including blockade, relief and transportation. It explains the reasons for the fluctuating fortunes of the protagonists in the context of the political and military activities on both mainlands.

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Filed under: English Civil War | Irish Sea
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Harbours & Dockyards | Logistics | Navies

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