The Navy in the French Wars of Mary and Elizabeth I: Part III The Le Havre Expedition, 1562-1564

By Tom Glasgow, Jnr, published August 1968


This article gives a detailed narrative of the English naval activity supporting the occupation of Le Havre (1562-63). Despite this campaign being a disaster for the English military, the Le Havre expedition became vital in maturing the English navy for the Elizabethan Spanish War. An appendix is also included which accounts for Admirals serving Le Havre expedition, and Royal ships at sea during 1563.

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Filed under: Tudors | English Channel | North Sea
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Harbours & Dockyards | Navies

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